Gonet-Médeville Cru Monplaisir Bordeaux Supérieur 2015

This wine is a very good Bordeaux Supérieur, with the vineyard sitting just outside of Margaux. From the excellent 2015 vintage, it’s a merlot dominant blend of 75% merlot, 20% cabernet sauvignon and 5% cabernet franc. Generous in style, the wine opens to aromas of plums and red fruits. The palate is medium bodied, fleshy […]

Château Montrevel Bordeaux Supérieur 2014

This is a very smart Bordeaux Supérieur from Château Montrevel, which is part of Domaine Serisier. 100% merlot with fruit grown in Cadillac en Fronsadais near Libourne on Bordeaux’s right bank, this wine has restrained and savoury aromas of redcurrants and dried fruit. Resembling a Saint-Èmilion in style, the palate is medium bodied, with well […]

Château Meillac Bordeaux 2012

Château Meillac is situated in Fronsac, and the 2012 vintage is a merlot dominant blend, together with some cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon.  The proportions are 85%, 12% and 3% respectively.  In the glass, it presents a very typical of Bordeaux from with merlot driven red berry and redcurrant aromatics.  The palate is well balanced, […]

Château Meillac La Romane 2009

This is a very good wine from Château Meillac in Bordeaux.  It’s labelled as a Bordeaux Supérieur and is from the outstanding 2009 vintage in Bordeaux.  A merlot dominant blend from the Fronsadais region near Libourne and Saint-Émilion on the right bank in Bordeaux, it has aromatics of earth, spice, plums, blackcurrant and tobacco.  The […]

Le Bout du Monde Bordeaux Supérieur 2012

Source: http://www.serisier.co.uk Le Bout du Monde is the collaboration of Richard Serisier and Stéphane Renié of Domaine Serisier.  The vineyard is situated on Bordeaux’s right bank, overlooking the Dordogne river on limestone (argilo-calcaire) soils.  The 2012 vintage here is made from 100% merlot, relatively unusual for the region.  As is usual however with Richard’s selections, […]

Pezat Bordeaux Supérieur 2011

Pezat is a blend of 85% merlot and 15% cabernet franc and is produced by Chateau Teyssier, which is a Saint-Émilion Grand Cru.  The Pezat from the 2011 vintage has a certain elegance and class to it.  It has aromatics of bright blackcurrant, cedar and juicy blackberry.  The palate has some deli meat and leather […]