Category Archives: cabernet sauvignon

Pavillon de Leoville Poyferre 2010

Pavillon de Leoville Poyferre, AOC Saint Julien, Bordeaux, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2010 This wine: lot No. LPLP1001 153B14 (below front label), a blend of 60% cabernet sauvignon, 30% merlot, 8% petit verdot, 2% cabernet franc; coated natural cork closure, 13.5% … Continue reading

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Terra d’Or Aix en Provence 2000

Michel Chapoutier, Terra d’Or, AOC Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhone, PACA, France, 2000 On Coteaux d’Aix-en Provence An appellation, established in 1985, mainly in the Bouches-du-Rhone departement, stretching from the Durance river to the north, with the Luberon on the opposite bank, … Continue reading

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Mas de Daumas Gassac Red 2000

Mas de Daumas Gassac, Rouge, Vin de Pays de l’Herault, Aniane, Occitanie, France, 2000. In house vintage evaluation. Previous vintages tasted. This wine: lot No. L2/087W11:36 (below the capsule), organic, a blend of 80% cabernet sauvignon along with 8 other … Continue reading

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Ch Le Boscq Sainte Estephe 2012

Vignobles Dourthe, Chateau Le Boscq, Cru Bourgois, AOC Sainte-Estephe, Bordeaux, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2012 This wine: lot No. L701807 (on bottle below capsule), a merlot dominated blend with cabernet sauvignon and lesser petit verdot; general processes – vinified in stainless … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2005

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2005 This wine: lot No. L8.338-03 (on back label), a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, Waitrose offer, £22 (09/18) Last tasted 02/02/14, all Chateau … Continue reading

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Henschke Barossa 2014

Henschke, Keyneton Euphonium, Barossa, South Australia, 2010 This wine: lot No. L13014 (on back label), a blend of 45% shiraz, 36% cabernet sauvignon, 17% merlot and 2% cabernet franc; matured in 15% new and 85% seasoned (85% French and 15% … Continue reading

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Hilaire Montagne St-Emilion 2015

Comtesse Saint-Hilaire, AOC Montagne Saint-Emilion, Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2015 On AOC Montagne Saint-Emilion (MSE) The largest of the four red only and merlot heavy satellite appellations of Saint-Emilion, at a little over 1600ha [1], the others being Saint-George (which … Continue reading

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