Left Bank

"The Bordeaux Left Bank contains both the Graves and Médoc regions... The region is dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, resulting in tannin-rich, long lived wines. You'll also find Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Carménère in the region.

The whole Médoc region contains the Médoc AOC in the north and the Haut-Médoc AOC in the south. The Haut-Médoc in turn is home to some of the most famous Bordeaux AOCs, including Margaux, Saint-Estèphe, Pauillac, Saint-Julien and Listrac-Médoc. All wine made in the Médoc is red...

The Pauillac wine style is tannic, full-bodied and rich, with blackcurrant and plum flavours and notes of pencil-shavings and cigar-box. Cabernet Sauvignon is the predominant grape, and it‘s usually blended with one or two other grapes, including Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec...

The [Pessac-Léognan] region produces excellent earthy reds (using Cabernet Sauvignon and, typically, Merlot) as well as dry whites (using Sauvignon blanc/Sémillon blends) that are said to be among France’s greatest white wines...

Saint-Estèphe red wines are typically deeply-coloured and display pronounced tannins and acidity. As with much of the Médoc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot tend to dominate. These wines usually improve well with age and can be kept for many years...

Saint-Julien wines [typically] manage to combine the rich, tannic qualities of Pauillac wines with the refined elegance of those from Margaux" - Airoldi

 

Map courtesy: Vins de Bordeaux

  • Bouquet de Monbrison Margaux 2012

    Bouquet de Monbrison Margaux 2012

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    AN ELEGANT 2ND WINE FROM MONBRISON OF BORDEAUX'S LEFT BANK

        "The Château de Monbrison was bought in 1922 by Robert Davis, an American who fell in love with this property. Today it is still the descendants of the family who manage the farm. The second wine: Le...

    Current stock: 5

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  • Chateau Huradin Graves Blanc 2018

    Chateau Huradin Graves Blanc 2018

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    QUAFFABLE BORDEAUX BLANC, SAUVIGNON BLANC (80%) SEMILLION (20%), THANKS TO INDEPENDENT WINE GROWERS/PRODUCERS, AURÉLA & FRÉDÉRIC CAUMONT.           

    Current stock: 11

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  • Chateau Le Coteau Margaux 2016

    Chateau Le Coteau Margaux 2016

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    GREAT VALUE CAN BE FOUND IN SMALLER PRODUCERS IN THE GREAT VINTAGES, SUCH AS 2016. MARGAUX IN ITS SENSUOUS GLORY!   "Chateau Le Coteau is a little known family-owned Margaux estate owned by Eric Léglise and located in Arsac to the west...

    Current stock: 8

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  • Chateau Lavillotte St Estephe AOC 2015

    Chateau Lavillotte St Estephe AOC 2015

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    94 POINTS JAMES SUCKLING!     "The pureness of this is so beautiful with wonderful depth of fruit and balance. Full body and flavors of licorice and berries." - James Suckling  

    Current stock: 11

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  • Bordeaux Left Bank Discovery Pack

    Bordeaux Left Bank Discovery Pack

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    GIVE YOURSELF A MINI-MASTERCLASS IN LEFT BANK BORDEAUX WITH THIS INCREDIBLE LINEUP FROM VARIOUS APPELLATIONS!

    Bordeaux has many wines, each with their own styles. The reputation of Bordeaux owes much to this diversity. This pack will help you familiarise yourself with four major appellations of the Left Bank, exploring regional nuances and stylistic differences...

    Current stock: 6

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  • Chateau Tour-Sieujean Pauillac 2014

    Chateau Tour-Sieujean Pauillac 2014

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    CHATEAU TOUR-SIEJEAN IS RARE IN THAT IT IS ONE OF THE LAST SMALL FAMILY ESTATES OF BORDEAUX, FARMING JUST 9 HECTARES IN PAUILLAC, PLANTED ON SUMPTUOUS GRAVELLY RIDGES AND FARMED LIKE A GARDEN.  "A typical Pauillac blend of 85%...

    Qualifies for 10% discount in a straight dozen

    Current stock: 21

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  • Chateau Lanessan Haut Medoc 2016

    Chateau Lanessan Haut Medoc 2016

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    JAMES SUCKLING 93 POINTS!  DECANTER 92 POINTS!  JANCIS ROBINSON 16+ POINTS!   50% CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 35% MERLOT, 10% PETIT VERDOT AND 5% CABERNET FRANC "The 2016 Lanessan has a perfumed, quite floral bouquet with graphite tinged...

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    Current stock: 17

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  • Chateau Fourcas-Hosten Listrac Medoc 2015

    Chateau Fourcas-Hosten Listrac Medoc 2015

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    91 - 93 POINTS - WINE ENTHUSIAST! 91 POINTS - JAMES SUCKLING!    "A wine that is poised between tannins and light fruitiness, this has fine acidity and just the right amount of concentration. There is a touch of spice from the wood...

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    Current stock: 16

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  • Taffard de Blaignan Medoc 2017

    Taffard de Blaignan Medoc 2017

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    "The privileged location imparts ideal temperatures to the estate. Add to that a unique terroir, with predominant gravel, big and small, combined with sand or calcareous clay, all tremendously favourable to produce high quality grapes. Varieties:...

    Current stock: 2

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  • Chateau Penin Tradition Bordeaux Superieur 2016

    Chateau Penin Tradition Bordeaux Superieur 2016

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    EVEERYTHING YOU WANT FROM A BORDEAUX, FOR A VERY ATTRACTIVE PRICE!     Variety: 90% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc    ''What makes the 2016 vintage so special is the quality across the Bordeaux...

    Qualifies for 10% discount in a straight dozen

    Current stock: 17

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  • Chateau Gloria St Julien 2012

    Chateau Gloria St Julien 2012

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    JANCIS ROBINSON 16.5 POINTS!     Variety: 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot. "Green bean, cassis, cedar and dark chocolate. Rather bitter palate that bites back a little too firmly. Medicinal notes...

    Current stock: 8

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  • Chateau Confidences de Prieure-Lichine 2014

    Chateau Confidences de Prieure-Lichine 2014

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL!     Varietals: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon Region: Bordeaux - Left Bank   "Layered, with plush flavours of plum, blackberry and black currant preserves offset by firmer...

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    Current stock: 17

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  • Chateau Citran 2015

    Chateau Citran 2015

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot   Region: France, Bordeaux, Haut-Medoc    "The 2015 Citran has a reticent nose, tightly wound at the moment with broody, earthy black fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with firm tannin...

    Current stock: 3

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  • Chateau Prieure Lichine 2015

    Chateau Prieure Lichine 2015

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    JAMES SUCKLING 96 POINTS!     "This is one of my favourite (and better value) châteaux from the famous Margaux commune. When this property hired Stéphane Derenoncourt, the famous and hugely-respected wine consultant,...

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  • Chateau Latour 2000

    Chateau Latour 2000

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    97 POINTS - WINE ADVOCATE!     "2000 saw a warm, dry July and August with a small amount of rain from mid-September onward. Composed of 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot, the 2000 Latour has a deep...

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  • Chateau Haut Brion 1996 (Damaged Label)

    Chateau Haut Brion 1996 (Damaged Label)

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    18.5/20 POINTS - JANCIS ROBINSON!  95+POINTS - WINE FRONT!     "50% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc, 39% Cabernet Sauvignon. Looks more evolved than the Bahans. Wonderfully round and developed and subtle. More subtle than La Mission...

    Current stock: 1

    $1,750.00
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  • Chateau Latour 1996

    Chateau Latour 1996

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    LISA PEROTTI-BROWN MW 100 POINTS!  ROBERT PARKER 99 POINTS!   "Deep garnet-black in color, the 1996 is classic Latour at its utmost. The nose offers a tantalizing array of complex notes including dried Chinese plums, toasted nuts,...

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    $2,600.00
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