The Ligniers own just under half a hectare of 50-year-old vines in this great premier cru, which sits just above Clos-Saint-Denis on the slope. Les Chaffots is the muscular, brooding counterpart to the more elegant La Riotte, offering an immensity of structure and ruggedness of fruit that allows the wine to age effortlessly for decades. It is even profoundly mineral-driven with a deeper register to its spicy, meaty aromas, and an almost shocking intensity and concentration on the palate. This is rich and broad, but still amazingly graceful, beautifully old-school in its demeanor.
Beautifully complex with wonderful depth of fruit and woody spice. Classic Bordeaux with dusty earth and freshness. We love the cocoa and cedar this wine brings to the table. A perfect complement to your next dinner party.
A tiny property (for Bordeaux standards) established in the 19th century in the heart of the Margaux appellation. This family domaine bucks the high commerce and commercial trends in Bordeaux. They do not deal with negociants, who re-sell wines the...
This 2016 release Pinot Noir displays aromas of cocoa, pomegranate and raspberry on the nose the palate as well as a light touch of nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice. True to Adelsheim's style, the wine is elegantly textured with seamlessly integrated, silky,...