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2018 Bordeaux Futures

Domaine de Chevalier, both Blanc and Rouge as well as Gruaud Larose. The offers are starting to HEAT UP!

OFFERS WILL COMING OUT DAILY
2018 Bordeaux Futures Arrive in 2021
Payment in full must accompany your order

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*2018 Domaine de Chevalier Rouge Pessac Leognan
$75.95btl/$455.70 per case of six OWC
(James Suckling 99-100) (Wine Advocate 94-96+)

Wow. I can’t get over the pureness of fruit in this wine with so much currant, tar and wet-earth character. Flowers, too. So aromatic. Full body, yet pureness and brightness of fruit. Layered. Incredible depth and beauty. 65 per cent cabernet sauvignon, 30 per cent merlot and 5 per cent petit verdot. Greatest ever?

 

*2018 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc Pessac Leognan
$99.99btl/$599.94 per case of six OWC
(James Suckling 97-98) (Decanter 96)

One of the whites of the vintage is the 2018 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc, which is both powerful and fresh in the vintage. Crushed citrus, tart melon, lemon curd, and crushed rock-like minerality all give way to a pure, full-bodied dry white that has integrated acidity and a great, great finish. A blend of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Sémillon that will spend 18 months in 35% new French oak, it’s going to be relatively accessible in its youth (unlike the 2015) yet should age beautifully.

 

*2018 Chateau Gruaud Larose St Julien
$79.50btl/$954.00 per case OWC
(Wine Advocate 95-97)

The 2018 Gruaud Larose is blended of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot and 9% Cabernet Franc, with a pH of 3.88 and 14.2% alcohol. Deep garnet-purple in color, it leaps from the glass with bold black cherries, mulberries, plum preserves and blackcurrant cordial scents with hints of menthol, lilacs, licorice and cloves plus wafts of fallen leaves and tilled soil. Medium to full-bodied with a taut core of ripe, densely packed, muscular fruit, it has a firm line of ripe, grainy tannins and just enough freshness, finishing long and spicy. Very exotic Gruaud!