Dark and very intense colour of deep ruby. Ripe aromas of small black fruit dominate (blackcurrant, blackberry), though with good freshness. The palate is fleshy, with a nice touch of tannin. Long, caressing finish.
Nicely presented plum and cherry aromas come with touches of malt, molasses and oak. A fresh and balanced palate is lively and fairly generous, while this tastes of berry, plum, light oak and earth notes. Spice and vanilla flavors... Read More
Its deep ruby/plum color is followed by a Bandol-like bouquet of smoked black fruits, earth, meat, and spice. It's rich, medium to full-bodied, has beautiful fruit, good acidity, and plenty of tannins, and it's a classic,... Read More
Cherry red color with thin terracotta edge showing its longer barrelage. Aromas of mature black fruit, toffee and balsamic as well as some mineral notes. This is a silky wine, but fresh and refreshing as well as elegant and persistent.... Read More
With 4% Viognier, the nose of this Shiraz-based wine offers an appealing mix of plum, fig cake, mocha, olive and large helpings of savory spice. The palate is powerfully tannic and chalky in texture. Nevertheless, the spicy, brambly... Read More
Château Mauvinon is an ample and juicy wine with silky tannins and a beautiful length. The nose is persistent, with a dominant hint of cherry and morello cherry, complex plump, tannins are firm and silk at the same time.... Read More
Extremely enticing aromas of ripe plums and peaches with spices, such as nutmeg. Full-bodied, deep and firmly textured with beautiful fruit and a lovely, long and flavorful finish. Best since 1989. Try after 2021.
Lions de Batailley is produced from a majority of Cabernet Sauvignon, a grape varietal which grows well on Batailley's gravel soil. Balanced, silky tannins with acidity and length. It is a wine that drinks easily young, but... Read More
The 2016 Croix Canon is an intense, structured second wine, with a huge potential for ageing. Notes of cassis and ripe plums on the nose, with fine grained yet considerable tannins, and the mineral finish you’d expect from... Read More