Cellar/Tasting Notes Our best-selling entry level Bordeaux for over a decade, the chateau produces a Merlot-based wine, cherried, supple, fruit-intensive and marvelously enjoyable when young.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "This excellent Bordeaux Bargain is owned by Gerard and Chantal Perse of Chateau Pavie and is a perennial overachiever."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Fine floral, mineral, spicy Cabernet blackfruit aromas... impressive, mouthfilling, palate coating, classic Bordeaux Cabernet flavors... handsome claret at an eminently affordable price."
Cellar/Tasting Notes Very enticing, with lush plum sauce, anise and boysenberry preserve notes that glide along, framed by toasted spice and carried by creamy structure. Very suave finish. Drink now through 2018. 583 cases made. –JM
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Blackberry and black licorice on the nose, with hints of fresh herbs. Full and silky, with a solid core of fruit and tannins. Goes on beautifully...91-94"
Cellar/Tasting Notes RP: "This terroir is superbly situated between Beausejour Duffau and Beau-Sejour-Becot, with Angelus within shouting distance. Bellevue has been managed by Stephane Derenoncourt and Nicolas Thienpont since 2000, and when St.-Emilion does its next new classification (in 2016), I would not be..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The basic Fontenil (95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon) has a deep bluish purple color ... full-bodied, layered, opulent wine, with lots of black raspberry fruit intermixed with some blueberries and crushed rock ... [One] of the best wines from Dany and Michel Rolland ... of Fontenil in Fronsac."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "…his is an outstanding wine and further evidence of just how strong this estate’s wines have become. Sweet plum and red and black currant fruit, intermixed with notes of resiny pine forest and forest floor as well as a hint of barrique, are followed by a wine with gorgeous depth, an..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Coffee and ripe plum, with hints of prune on the nose. Full-bodied, with beautiful fruit and supersilky tannins. Long and gorgeous. Best ever from here."
Cellar/Tasting Notes ... the 2009 Les Gravieres is the best wine proprietor Denis Barraud has ever produced. Yields were not terribly low at 38 hectoliters per hectare, but this wine (made with 100% Merlot and finishing at just under 14% alcohol) has a spectacular, even flamboyant nose of pen ink, graphite, blackberry..