Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

Outstanding mature Cru Classé Bordeaux offer

We always stock a wide range of mature red Bordeaux wines from excellent vintages, but for the approaching festive season we would like to highlight a few great wines currently available – all are drinking now and from our own stock. Léoville-Barton, … Continue reading

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Introducing The Big 6 Reds

As the nights draw in and with the crispness in the air As the nights draw in and festive merchandise is creeping into the shops, summer feels like a distant memory. But here at Coe Vintners Fine Wine, we’ve got … Continue reading

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Cantemerle – The first shall be last and the last will be better than many

Added as an afterthought to the 1855 Medoc classification in 1856, today Cantemerle frequently exceeds the fifth growth status it was awarded at that time. A long-term Coe Vintners favourite, Cantemerle produced one of the best value wines of the … Continue reading

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Seña – product of a united vision

Seña had its genesis in a collaboration between two of the modern wine industry’s leading figures, Eduardo Chadwick and the late great Robert Mondavi. In 1995 Mondavi, Californian wine’s most vociferous and passionate advocate, and Chadwick, of one of Chile’s … Continue reading

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Miolo ‘Terroir’ Merlot 2005 – Blind man’s bluff!

Tasted blind we were way off the mark, bowled over by this South American beauty. Served blind by our buyer Junior Viana MW, little did we realise he’d had thrown us a classic Brazilian curveball! Close your eyes and you’ll swear … Continue reading

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Dominus – where Bordeaux’s finest meets Napa’s hallowed ground

A finer combination of vinous history, experience and culture is hard to imagine. In 1982 Christian Moueix, owner of Chateau Pétrus in Pomerol bought a share of the historic 124 ha Napanook Estate near Yountville in California’s Napa Valley. The … Continue reading

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