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Le Champ des Etoiles Pinot Noir 2019
The new vintage of Mark Hoddy’s ripe, fragrant Pinot Noir has landed, and it’s tasting better than ever. It hails from a prime southern French vineyard and – because it’s made to look and taste like a good Burgundy – it’s a superb dinner party red.
Le Prince de Courthézon Prestige 2018
This special-edition Rhône blockbuster arrives from Thierry Ferlay, one of our favorite Châteauneuf winemakers, and the fantastic 2018 vintage. It boasts a history of gold-medal acclaim and waves of powerfully rich, red- and black-fruit flavors.
Château L'Esparrou Cuvée Bisconte 2017
From southern France’s Roussillon region and historic Château L’Esparrou, this special cuvée boasts a coveted Gilbert & Gaillard gold. Judges loved its “pleasant nose accented by dark fruits and spices with a touch of licorice.”
Château Le Bonalguet 2018
Château Le Bonalguet has been rated a “near-perfect wine” by former Best Sommelier of France Fabrice Sommier and sports a history of gold-medal acclaim. Rich, deep, and beautifully structured, the new 2018 release is every bit as impressive.
Domaine de Buadelle Minervois 2016
Alexis Metge won Gilbert & Gaillard gold for his wild herb- and berry-packed Grenache blend. Hand harvested from gnarled old vines growing in the shadow of the Montagne Noire range, it’s a crowd-pleasing exclusive you mustn’t miss!
Belle Roche Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
Crafted by a former Haut-Brion talent, this blockbuster Cabernet boasts a long history of acclaim—including “French Wine of the Year” honors and multiple gold medals. Just wait until you taste the luxuriously deep, dark, cassis-loaded 2019 release.
Château Mouquet 2016
Château Mouquet has been owned by Bruno Baylet’s family for three generations. A classic blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc, his acclaimed Bordeaux Supérieur showcases the superb 2016 vintage and brims with ripe red fruit.
Vieux Château Guibeau 2016
This acclaimed, Merlot-rich gem (from Bordeaux’s very highly rated 2016 vintage) was lovingly crafted at a small, family-owned estate in the heart of the Right Bank. It’s deeply concentrated and silky, with intense plum and toasty oak – classy stuff.
Haut de Bel Air 2018
“2018 is an exceptional year for Bordeaux,” producing “wonderful wines with a beautiful depth of ripe fruit and polished, strong tannins,” (James Suckling). Wait until you taste this acclaimed Merlot blend – it's one of our picks of the vintage.
Chateau Jean l'Arc 2018
Named after a family ancestor who fought in the final battle of the Hundred Years' War, multi-gold-winning Château Jean l’Arc hails from an estate near storied Saint-Emilion and the glorious 2018 vintage. Rich, velvety, and ready to impress.