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The Left & Right Bank Case

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We know that Bordeaux is made up of beautiful blends but many people often wonder what the difference is between the Left & Right Bank Clarets. This 12 bottle Claret case is specially priced with a saving of £15.00 and features these two distinct styles so you can taste the difference for yourself. Brimming with Bordeaux Superieur and Gold Medal wines from both Banks this is a case of contrasts for budding connoisseurs.

Chateau Toutigeac 2015 - Gold Medal × 2

Well rounded, expressive Left Bank style Claret with complex aromas and smooth tannins. Classic flavours of cassis (blackcurrant liqueur), black cherry and rich raspberry with notes of mint, liquorice and green bell pepper. Medium bodied, fruity and firm with excellent balance. Good finish with an undertone of redcurrant. Stylish and silky.

50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. 13% abv. 75cl.

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Chateau de Cappes 'Cuvee Cedric' 2013 - Gold Medal × 2

Alluringly intense Claret from Saint Macaire. Merlot dominated blend but grown on Left Bank gravels - therefore ample and rich with good body but classically balanced. Rounded, fruity flavours of kirsch, blackberry jelly and vanilla with a lovely nose of rose petals and sweet anise with a touch of juicy blueberry. Deep, pure and plush with a lingering, long lasting finish.

70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. 12.5% abv. 75cl

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Chateau de Hartes 2015 × 2

Cabernet dominated, Left Bank style Claret made distinctive by its superb structure. Good body and depth with soft tannins. Flavours of ripe blackberry, damson and red currant with notes of cloves and pepper. Very floral with aromas of violets, vanilla and herbs. A complex and expressive claret that develops over time and will age well. Good lingering finish.

45% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot. 13% Abv. 75cl.

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Chateau Bellevue Favereau Bordeaux Superieur 2012 – Gold Medal × 2

Beautifully balanced Right Bank styled Bordeaux Superieur with good density and structure. Deep, full flavours of lush blackberry, plump raisins and blackcurrant with notes of cinnamon, vanilla and sage. Lovely aromas of violets and wild strawberry in the bouquet. Rich, rounded and very expressive.

60% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc. 12.5% abv. 75cl.

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Chateau Jeanguillon 2014 - Bordeaux Superieur × 2

Fine Right Bank style Bordeaux Superieur made with real finesse. Classic flavours of blackberry, cassis, and rich dark plum with smoky notes of graphite, dark toffee and spice alongside a hint of menthol. Deep and supple with refined structure. Long fruity finish with a note of mulberry.

60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon & 20% Cabernet Franc. 13% abv. 75cl

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Chateau Franc Couplet 2012 - Bordeaux Superieur – Bronze Medal × 2

Well balanced and beautifully rounded, Right Bank styled Bordeaux Superieur from the Sainte Foy region with good tannic backbone. Fuller bodied, very well structured and velvety smooth. Juicy dark fruit flavours of rich blackcurrant, plum and black cherry with lingering notes of vanilla, dark chocolate and cedar. A subtle, floral hint of peony. A very good example of high quality Bordeaux Superieur.

70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. 13% abv. 75Cl

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Description

Bordeaux is divided by the great Gironde Estuary and the rivers that flow into it. Wines made on the Left Bank of the river tend to be dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon in their blend and those on the Right by Merlot. The great Clarets of the Left are typically elegant, balanced thoroughbreds whereas those on the Right are the rich, powerful chargers of old. You’ll find both styles executed meticulously in this case; revealing their true beauty.

Additional information

Chateau Toutigeac 2015 - Gold Medal

Style

Wine Region

Grape Variety

Vintage

Claret

Organic

Alcohol

Chateau de Cappes 'Cuvee Cedric' 2013 - Gold Medal

Style

Vintage

Grape Variety

Claret

Organic

Wine Region

Alcohol

Chateau de Hartes 2015

Style

Wine Region

Grape Variety

Vintage

Claret

Organic

Alcohol

Chateau Bellevue Favereau Bordeaux Superieur 2012 – Gold Medal

Wine Region

Grape Variety

Alcohol

Style

Vintage

Claret

Organic

Chateau Jeanguillon 2014 - Bordeaux Superieur

Style

Wine Region

Grape Variety

Vintage

Claret

Organic

Alcohol

Chateau Franc Couplet 2012 - Bordeaux Superieur – Bronze Medal

Style

Wine Region

Grape Variety

Vintage

Claret

Organic

Alcohol

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