Left Bank

Delaplane Cellars

Reserve Left Bank Merlot Blend 2012

Still excellent! Dark cassis and plum notes, strong honeysuckle or honeycomb nose, some earthiness or funkiness right off the bat that faded. Still some solid tannins, but much more balanced than when it was younger. Lingers in the mouth well, with some cooking spices on the finish. 38% Cab Sauv, 31% Cab franc, 25% merlot, 6% petit Verdot. — a month ago

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Ron from VA

Ron from VA

Good report, Matt...I’ll need to get one out a compare notes :) Jim’s estate has some excellent potential - it will interesting to see if the new owners make the most of the southwest aspect.

Château Rauzan-Ségla

Margaux Grand Cru Classé Red Bordeaux Blend 2016

Tonight I have opened the 2016 Château Rauzan-Ségla. A beautiful left bank Bordeaux from Margaux made up of a blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot.

On the nose there is black cherry, raspberry, plum, black currant, chocolate, herbs, violets, graphite and wet rich earth.

On the palate I am getting cherry, raspberry, red plum, green bell pepper, cassis, herbs, graphite and earth.

This beautifully complex full bodied wine has a smooth satin mouthfeel with medium + acidity and medium + fine grained tannins that seamlessly moves to a long good fruit/graphite finish. This is one wine you can get very excited about and enjoy having on any occasion and for many years to come. Have a great rest of your weekend and be safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷
— 8 days ago

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Daniel P. Drake

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@Larry Ito you will be good at 8-10 yrs. I don't believe it will shut down and will carry well for years to come. A beautiful wine.
Larry Ito

Larry Ito

Daniel thank you for your review and response. I will look forward to drinking this in the near future
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@Larry Ito I look forward to seeing your review.

Left Coast Cellars

The Orchards Estate Grown Pinot Gris 2019

Cotton candy nose, buttery, pear, baked apples, raisin — 19 days ago

Clos du Jaugueyron

Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 2014

Unique natural Bordeaux producer. Absolutely left bank Bordeaux with some lighter and softer notes that were welcome. Fun wine. — a year ago

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Scott Petrus

A natty Bordeaux? 🦄?

Château Marjosse

Red Bordeaux Blend 2018

2018 vintage. No way one would situate this in the humble Bordeaux appellation in a blind tasting, but that shouldn't come as a surprise, since this estate is owned by Pierre Lurton (who also manages Cheval Blanc and Yquem). A blend of 80% Merlot with Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Give it some time to open up or decant, as this is structured to age. Interestingly it tastes like a compromise between right and left bank. The fruit is more black than red, the wine has a serious tannin structure, balanced by good acidity and serious length. Another Bordeaux boxing above its weight. Highly recommended. Abv. 14,5 %. — 11 days ago

Peter, Hermes and 6 others liked this

Château Branaire (Duluc-Ducru)

Duluc de Branaire-Ducru Red Bordeaux Blend 1990

After the pauillac chateau latour (3th wine) 1990 this left bank saint Julien wine has a bit more. — a month ago

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Château d'Armailhac

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 2009

Dark Ruby with aromas of ripe red fruit and complex spice from this 4 grape Left Bank blend. Classified as a Fifth Growth in 1855, the palate shows concentrated fruit flavors of black cherry and red plums with tobacco, bitter cacao and smoky oak. a powerhouse blend with smooth fine tannins, well balanced. Long finish ending with fruit, oak and earthy notes. Very well done! — a month ago

Jason, Sylvain and 11 others liked this

Château Fougas

Maldoror Côtes de Bourg Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

2016 vintage. Biodynamically farmed 22 hectares estate. A blend of 75 % Merlot and 25 % Cabernet Sauvignon. Intriguing nose with cassis and an intriguing minerality. I believe I would have guessed left bank in a blind tasting. Solid structure, concentrated fruit and nice length. The ripe tannins need to soften up a bit, but everything is in place. Terrific ageworthy value at less than 14 euros. Abv. 13%. — 12 days ago

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Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion

Le Clos Des Carmes Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2016

Let's start the week off with another Left Bank Bordeaux the 2016 Les Clos Des Carmes Haut-Brion. The second wine from Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion a blend of 51% Merlot, 48% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Petit Verdot.

On the nose the is brambly black fruit, black cherry, cherry, raspberry, blackberry, plum, vegital notes, bay leaf, chocolate, currants and minerals.

On the palate I am getting black cherry, cherry, plum, blackberry, vegital notes, green bell pepper, violets and minerals.

This wine is medium to full bodied with medium + acidity and medium+ grippy tannins that has a long dark fruit mineral finish. Have a great week and stay healthy and safe for the rest of the week. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷
— 6 days ago

Neil, Hermes and 24 others liked this

Left Hand Brewing Company

Peanut Butter Milk Stout

This peanut butter stout is so tasty, with creamy peanut butter and hints of chocolate it’s really like a peanut butter cup beer. Just enough sweetness. — 17 days ago

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Sharon B

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OMG! I have to try this!!!!


@Sharon B i found it at total wine Gainesville!