Chateau Chauvin (Futures Pre-sale) 2009

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

Pre-sale:
ships at a later date
Price: $42.99
Item No. 104019
  • WS92
  • RP91
  • JS91
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Critical Acclaim

"Blueberry and mineral aromas, with hints of flowers. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a berry and lightly toasted oak aftertaste.
Barrel Sample: 89-92 Points "
92 Points

"A major sleeper of the vintage, this over-achieving St.-Emilion seems to come up big in many of the top vintages and needs more recognition from consumers. Loads of black currants, toasty oak and forest floor notes comprise this large-scaled, substantial wine. With its intense fruit, copius glycerin, and long, complete finish, this wine is successful now but should be better in 3-4 years and last for 15 or more."
91 Points

"Blackberries, with dried meats and flowers on the nose. Full body, with silky tannins and a long caressing finish. Very fine. Try in 2015. "
91 Points

Learn About Chateau Chauvin

The vineyard is located to the north-east of Saint-Emilion, near Pomorol, half-way between Cheval-Blanc and La Cote Roi. The 37 acres are planted with 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernent Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The soil of the estate is sandy while the subsoil is characterised by the presence of clay and iron. We have been in partnership with BIOVITIS since 1994. Half of the...

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Learn About St-Emilion

(saint eh-meel-YOHN) Medieval Village, Modern Wine A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. It's grapes of choice are Merlot and Cabernet Franc (called Bouchet on the right bank). The region has its own classification system, updated and revised every few years. Two of the hottest chateaux...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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Critical Acclaim "The finish is gorgeous here with a crunchy, fruity, hazelnut and earthy character. Dense yet balanced with a ...
Critical Acclaim "Very sleek and primal, with mouthcoating boysenberry and plum sauce notes pushed by extra fig, ganache and toasted ...
Critical Acclaim "This is a structured, ripe wine that also has a great sense of freshness—vibrant blackberry flavor and lively ...
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