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2020 Chateau Pavie Macquin Premier Grand Cru Classe B, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 6x75cl

RP96-98
"The 2020 Pavie Macquin has an opaque purple-black color, exploding from the glass with an intoxicating perfume of violets, Ceylon tea, forest floor and eucalyptus over a core of blackberry... preserves, Morello cherries and stewed plum, plus wafts of crushed rocks and unsmoked cigars. The medium to full-bodied palate shimmers with energetic red and black fruit layers and loads of floral and earthy sparks, framed by exquisitely ripe, finely grained tannins and amazing tension, finishing with a long-lingering perfume of black fruits. A real head-turner!" 96-98 pts., Lisa Perrotti-Brown, robertparker.com
£345.50 / Case£57.58 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: En Primeur

2020 Chateau La Gaffeliere Premier Grand Cru Classe B, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 12×37.5cl

RP96-98
"The 2020 La Conseillante is a blend of 87% Merlot and 13% Cabernet Franc. Seventy percent of the wine is being aged in new French oak barriques, 27% in second-fill barrels and 3% in amphorae. The... alcohol came in at 14% and the pH is 3.64. Deep purple-black colored, it sails gracefully out of the glass with vivacious notes of black raspberries, kirsch and redcurrant jelly, leading to suggestions of ripe, juicy blackberries, violets, star anise and iron ore with a faint waft of dried mint. The medium to full-bodied palate is an exercise in elegance, delivering a quiet intensity of pure, energetic red and black berry layers with gorgeous floral and mineral sparks, framed by perfectly ripe, finely pixilated tannins and seamless freshness, finishing with epic length and the most breath-taking perfume. Simply mind-blowing." 96-98 pts., Lisa Perrotti-Brown, robertparker.com
£310 / Case£25.83 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: En Primeur

2020 Chateau Leoville Las Cases 2eme Cru Classe, Saint-Julien 6x75cl

RP96-98
As one of the commune’s oldest and largest classified growths, Las Cases is also considered by many to be its leading estate - one which high critics’ scores tend to follow. Both Neal Martin and... The Wine Advocate have awarded the 2020 vintage a potential 96-98 points with 96 from Decanter and Jancis Robinson, 17.5+ from. This year’s Las Cases shows real finesse and a pronounced minerality underlying sumptuous, full-bodied layers of black cherry and currant fruit; it is dense, concentrated and focused with a firm tannic structure that will see it through many decades to come.
£1,188 / Case£198 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: En Primeur