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2018 Bordeaux Futures Update:
Pape-Clément, Beau-Séjour-Bécot, d’Armailhac,
La Croix de Beaucaillou & More

We’re excited to announce that 2018 Châteaux Pape-Clément, Beau-Séjour-Bécot, d’Armailhac, and La Croix de Beaucaillou are now available for pre-order. The 2018 vintage has a unique freshness. Overall, the wines are rich, powerful, and intensely structured but it’s the freshness, bright fruit, and velvety tannins which sets the vintage apart.

As with most Bordeaux Futures, these wines are highly allocated and very much in demand. Order now to secure these great 2018s at first tranche pricing.

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2018 Bordeaux Futures – Today’s Releases

Château Pape-Clément (97-98 JS) $546 / 6 bs
"This is a very driven Pape Clément with fantastic density and finesse at the same time. Linear and driven, the finish goes on for minutes with incredible tension and focus. More cabernet. Refinement with power." (97-98 points) JamesSuckling.com, April 2019

Château Beau-Séjour-Bécot (95-97 WA) $378 / 6 bs
"The 2018 Beau-Sejour Becot is composed of 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon…Deep garnet-purple colored, it leaps from the glass with bold, expressive notions of stewed plums, blackberry pie and Black Forest cake with nuances of menthol, mocha, molten licorice and wild sage plus a waft of lavender. Full-bodied, the palate is laden with latent energy, offering slow-releasing glimpses at dark, seductive berry preserves layers and vibrant earthy accents, framed by firm, grainy tannins and seamless freshness, finishing long and mineral laced." (95-97 points) Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Interim Issue, April 2019

Château d’Armailhac (93-94 JS) $300 / 6 bs
"A soft and generous red with plum, tobacco and currant character and a delicious, full body and brightness. Juicy. Attractive, earthy aftertaste. Layered and dense." (93-94 points) JamesSuckling.com, April 2019

Château Les Cruzelles (Dénis Durantou) (91-93 WA) $162 / 6 bs
“This is produced by Denis Durantou of Château L’Eglise Clinet. The 2018 Les Cruzelles is blended of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc with 40% new oak and 14.5% alcohol. Deep purple-black in color, it features slightly reduced notions of asphalt and tires over a core of warm red and black plums, blackberry pie and boysenberries with hints of fruitcake, incense and potpourri. Full-bodied, rich and packed with perfumed black fruit, it has a velvety texture and seamless freshness, finishing long.” (91-93 points) Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Interim Issue, April 2019

La Croix de Beaucaillou [2nd wine of Ch. Ducru-Beaucaillou] (94-95 JS) $288 / 6 bs
"This is so savory and delicious with dark-berry and mushroom character and cedar undertones. Lavender and smoke as well. Full body, firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish." (94-95 points) JamesSuckling.com, April 2019
Previously Released 2018 Bordeaux Futures

Château Angélus (99-100 JS) $2,136 / 6 bs
Carillon de l'Angélus [2nd wine of Ch. Angélus] (94-95 JS) $660 / 6 bs
Château Beychevelle (94-96+ WA) $498 / 6 bs
Château Branaire-Ducru (95-96 JS) $318 / 6 bs
Château Clinet (95-96 JS) $534 / 6 bs
Château Grand Village (91-92 JS) $136 / 6 bs
Château Haut-Batailley (94-95 JS) $378 / 6 bs
Château Hosanna (95-97 WA) $1,074 / 6 bs
Château Malescot St-Exupéry (97-98 JS) $348 / 6 bs
Château Pavie-Macquin (97-98 JS) $444 / 6 bs
Château Valandraud (97-98 JS) $1,050 / 6 bs
Clos du Marquis (94-95 JS) $330 / 6 bs
Les Perrières de Lafleur (93-94 JS) $493 / 6 bs
Marquis de Calon [2nd wine of Ch. Calon-Ségur] (92-94 WA) $180 / 6 bs
Champs Libre (93-95 WA) $493 / 6 bs
All prices listed are 6-bottle case prices.
Earliest anticipated arrival is Fall 2021