Duclot Collection 2009 (9x75cl)

Bordeaux
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£9300.00 per case inc VAT
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The Duclot Bordeaux Collection, a luxurious handcrafted wooden case containing a bottle each of the top 9 wines from the stunning ’09 vintage, including Châteaux Pétrus, Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Mouton Rothschild, Margaux, Haut-Brion, Château La Mission Haut-Brion, d´Yquem & Cheval Blanc.

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The Duclot Bordeaux Collection, a luxurious handcrafted wooden case containing a bottle each of the top 9 wines from the stunning ’09 vintage, including Châteaux Pétrus, Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Mouton Rothschild, Margaux, Haut-Brion, Château La Mission Haut-Brion, d´Yquem & Cheval Blanc.

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Glassware

Zalto Denk-Art Bordeaux Glass

The Zalto Bordeaux glass is recommended for weightier style reds, probably our most widely used glass when tasting in house, this glass is great for many different wines. The large bowl helping aerate and soften tannins whilst accentuating the wine's depth and concentration. The Bordeaux glass is the ideal choice for Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Zinfandel, Bordeaux or Rhône style blends and many other red wines. Surprisingly, it is also the glass of choice for oaked Chardonnay, the shape of the bowl accentuating the balance of ripe fruits and oak.

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Region

Bordeaux is not only the most famous wine producing region in France but in the world, with the most prestigious châteaux and wines in the industry. Its history dates back to the Roman times and today is the largest producing region of fine wines. Vineyards in Bordeaux are known by châteaux and therefore the name of each individual château is an important brand. 

Many top wines are sold ‘En Primeur’ meaning that they are sold in the barrel prior to bottling. Almost 90% of the wine produced in Bordeaux is red (called ‘Claret’ in the UK) from over 8,500 producers. The main reason for the success of the wine production in Bordeaux is the perfect combination of climate, with long hours of sunshine ideal for ripening the grapes and well-draining gravel soil. Appellations are an important part of the Bordeaux culture and the region has 54 appellations recognized by the AOC, the Appellation d’Origine Controlle.

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