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Christopher Piper Wines
1 Silver Street, Ottery St Mary EX11 1DB, Devon

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Chateau Garraud

Chateau Garraud

Ref: A045510

Lalande de Pomerol, Néac

The 2010 Garraud is so finely tuned by mother nature and good vineyard management that is hard to conceive of how it could be any better. It is stunningly concentrated, jam-packed with super-rounded ripe blackcurrant fruit. The tannins and not in the least bit harsh making the wine hard to resist even when relatively young. The finish is incredibly long. One of the finest Garraud for many a year and perhaps hust a shade up on the hyper-opulent 2009.

Made from a variety of terroirs (deep gravel, sandy soils and clay on the classic crasse de fer ) which ensures a wine of considerable complexity. [Drink: 2014-2026]

The average vines are aged 40 years. The wines see 20 days of maceration - 80% of wine aged in French oak barrels (1/3 new oak, 2/3 used). They produce roughly 80,000 bottles per annum.

The new generation that is now in charge at this splendid 32 hectare (total incl l'Ancien) property has managed to elevate Château Garraud into star-status in a comparatively short space of time. The vineyards are situated in the prime zone of Néac, where all the region’s most respected châteaux are to be found. The dynamic Jean-Marc Nony is employing Michel Rolland as consultant oenologist and minute attention to detail has resulted in a run of vintages which are nothing short of spectacular.

Merlot 80%, Cabernet-Franc 20%

 Contains Sulphites

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Price: 20.47

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Eclat de Granite 2016, Côte Roannaise, Domaine Sérol
Eclat de Granite 2016, Cte Roannaise, Domaine Srol
Jim Budd "another good vintage from this far flung part of the Loire".
Bright raspberry flavours on the palate with an underlying complexity makes this an outstanding wine

Côte Roannaise

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Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Clavoillons 2015
Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Clavoillons 2015
The BEST vintage for white Burgundy for the last 13 years.


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