Château Bertineau St Vincent, 2009
Robert Parker stated that “Dany and Michel Rolland’s Lalande de Pomerol estate has produced what may be the richest wine I have tasted from Bertineau St.-Vincent. While this Cuvee is usually fruity, but superficial, the opaque ruby/purple-colored 2009 offers rich, briery, boysenberry, kirsch, and earthy notes. Fleshy, medium to full-bodied, and already a total delight to drink, it should provide plenty of pleasure during its first 5-6 years of life.”
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate, 87-89 points
Château Bonalgue, Pomerol (OWC), 2008
Its color is deep garnet, bright and clear. The first nose is marked, bearing signs of maturing a bit sensitive today, but undeniably pretty. The second nose is enriched, pulling on the black and red fruits, a little brown tobacco and toasted notes.
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate, 88 points
Château d'Escurac Medoc (OWC), 2009
Cherry-red in colour, this red boasts a medium nose exuding empyreumatic, fruity and vegetal aromas. Discover this full-bodied wine expressing refreshing acidity and offering a broad texture and firm tannins. It also unveils a medium mouthfeel that leads into a long finish.
Château Duluc 2nd Branaire Ducru (OWC), 2010
A deeply colored claret with bold aromas of black cherries, liquorice, baking spices and toasted sweet oak. In the mouth, it is smooth and nicely balanced, with rich plumy flavors, fresh berry notes, and lingering spice complexities.
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate, 91 points
Wine Spectator, 91/100 points
Château La Grande Clotte Blanc, 2010
The wines combine the rich, ripe aromatic complexity with the powerful tannins, the fleshy texture, and the heady smooth, fresh length that characterize great keeping wines. Extremely promising.
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate, 90 points
Château Maro de St Amant, St Emilion Grand Cru, 2012
Both a very Merlot Saint-Emilion wine, meaning intense and sensuous, and a very classic wine, meaning cool and nicely-balanced. It is when drunk with food that the full range of its qualities is best appreciated: full-bodied, velvety, without too overpowering a concentration. A very careful sorting when harvested and wise maturing processes in barrels give it an extra noble touch. To be opened between its fourth and tenth year.
Château Thieuley, 2003
Deeply colored wine, with red fruit aromas intertwined with spicy, vanilla and slightly toasted notes. The mouth shows a good body with oodles of silky tannins, a great aromatic richness, and a long finish.