Les Hauts de Gros Caillou, 2012, Saint-Emilion, Maison Delor

The pinnacle of the big stone?

A dinner party bring. Lovely Satiny tannins, slightly tart fruit.

A Merlot (85), Cabernet Franc (15) blend, blended and bottled by Maison Delor

Reserve Saint-Clair Puisseguin Saint-Emilion 2010

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Reserve Saint-Clair Puisseguin Saint-Emilion 2010

Puisseguin (puis-gan) allegedly means “hill with the powerful wine” in folklore and is one of the strictest appellations in Bordeaux.

This estate is under the wing of the Yvon Mau company, itself part of the Freixenet Group

Mainly Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc.

Slightly sm-oaky nose, fresh fruit, and solid dry structure.

A regular Tesco offer, buy it only when it’s on offer.