Château Cantebau

Château Cantebau

Château Dauzac Grand Cru Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 2009

Vintage 2009. Dunkle Farbe starker Körper. Wundervolle Nase. Langanhaltender Abgang. Ein riesen Genuss. — 2 months ago

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Graves Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend

A lovely complex nose with a full complex body & a good medium aftertaste. — 6 years ago

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Labastide Dauzac Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 2014

My gut feeling on the identity of this blind was a young Brunello or Rosso with new oak. In hindsight, if I had been a little more methodical, the identity would have been obvious - the stickiness of the tannins as it hits the palate on the tongue was a dead giveaway of the Merlot (49%) component, while the directionality of the tannins as it moved across the palate along the gums (on the base of teeth) can clearly be attributed to Cabernet Sauvignon (51%). Flavours again tripped me. The Morello cherry aroma, sheen of volatile acidity, fresher fruit ripeness, elegant medium body, and tart acidity just never put me onto Bordeaux… but of course it was a Margaux.

This was a really elegant example of Bordeaux, but does come off a little simple - just juicy fruits (red on the nose, black on the palate) and new oak, which leaves you yearning for more complexity to fill the “void” between the flavours. It is perhaps still a little young at this stage (my notes came after 3 hours of aeration; started off real tight according to RL), so could offer more with cellaring. Notably, I enjoyed this without much palate fatigue, although the new oak still irks me. A huge victory for young Bordeaux in my books.
— 2 months ago

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Château de Rochemorin Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2005

Very elegant dark fruit wine with plenty of subtle tastes. — 7 years ago

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Château Coucheroy Red Bordeaux Blend 2013

My favorite white. Had some complexity and depth — 5 years ago

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Château la Louvière Pessac-Léognan White Bordeaux Blend 2012

Fabien Lainé

90% Sauvignon Blanc - a precise floral and fruity white well balanced - nice one — 7 years ago

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André Lurton Loupiac Divinus White Bordeaux Blend 2006

Golden color, nose of apricot, Apple blossoms and pear; body rich and full of apricot and honey with full long finish. — 7 years ago

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