Futures 2011

Futures 2011
Chateau La Vieille Cure, Fronsac, FR, 2011
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 91
“75% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon. Black cherries and blackberries intermixed with wild strawberries.”
$24.95
Chateau d'Aiguilhe, Cotes de Castillon, FR, 2011
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Dense ruby/purple color in addition to abundant black currant and black cherry fruit intermixed with notions of forest floor and spring flowers.
$29.95
Chateau Fontenil, Fronsac, FR, 2011
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 89
90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits dark black raspberry and graphite notes intermixed with hints of licorice and blueberries.
$29.95
Chateau Clos Lunelles, Cotes de Castillon, FR, 2011
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 91
80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Inky/purple color along with a liquid chalk-like character that offers tremendous minerality, a boatload of tannin, and super richness as well as extract.
$34.95
Chateau La Fleur de Bouard, Lalande de Pomerol, FR, 2011
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 90
Rich, full-bodied, ripe, heady, satisfying effort. Big, chewy and delicious.
$38.95
Chateau Faugeres, St. Emilion, FR, 2011
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
The wines are very aromatic, with notes of red berries, hints of menthol and liquorice, and a quite distinct minerality.

Their Story:
1987: The land was inherited by Pierre-Bernard Guisez. Up to then, all the wine produced had been so
$39.95
Chateau La Confession, St. Emilion, FR, 2011
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 91
Dense purple color as well as a big, sweet bouquet of smoky barbecue, red and black fruits, and subtle background oak. Rich, full-bodied and textured.
$41.95
Chateau Cap de Faugeres, Cotes de Castillon, FR, 2011 (Magnum)
Not rated
"From the same ownership (Silvio Denz) as Faugeres and Peby Faugeres, this 2011 Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux offers a dense ruby/purple color, rich, thick, juicy black currant and black cherry flavors, and hints of oak and graphite. Medium to full-bodied,
$42.95
Chateau Fleur Cardinale "Grand Cru Classe", St. Emilion, FR, 2011
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
The wine displays a deep, dense-coloured hue, while on the nose there are powerful ripe fruit aromas mingling with floral notes. Elegant, silky tannins.
$44.95
Chateau Prieure Lichine, Margaux, FR, 2011
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 90
Floral, raspberry, black cherry and currant notes intermixed with spice box are present in this deep ruby/purple-colored effort.
$58.95
Chateau Branaire-Ducru, Saint Julien, FR, 2011
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
A dense blue/ruby/purple color is followed by notes of raspberries, incense and spring flowers, supple tannins, medium body and excellent elegance as well as purity.
$64.95
Chateau Brane Cantenac, Margaux, FR, 2011
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Ruby/plum color as well as a perfumed bouquet of red and black fruits, earth and spring flowers.
$64.95
Chateau Clos Lunelles, Cotes de Castillon, FR, 2011 (Magnum)
Not rated
A sensational wine made from 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc. A full-bodied beauty, opaque purple in color, with notes of cassis, black raspberry, licorice, camphor and some smoky oak.
$74.95
Chateau Pontet Canet, Pauillac, FR, 2011
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 93
A dense purple color is accompanied by notes of forest floor, acacia flowers and creme de cassis in this full, rich, and unequivocally classic Pauillac.
$131.95
Chateau Leoville du Marquis de Las Cases, Saint Julien, FR, 2011
Not rated
Lots of sweet, jammy black currant, black cherry and kirsch fruit intermixed with crushed rock and mineral notes.
$199.95 $179.95
Chateau L'Eglise Clinet, Pomerol, FR, 2011
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Mulberries, cherry liqueur and spring flowers, andt no hint of oak.
$209.95