Includes original Lustrac Box
Baron de Lustrac is a small traditional éleveur specialising in fine old Armagnac vintages. Their extensive range is sourced from neighbouring estates in the Tenereze and Mas Armagnac regions and they keep an ageing and bottling chais near Magnan, in the Bas Armagnac region.
All Baron de Lustrac Armagnacs are aged in 420ltr oak barrels and sold as single vintages. The grapes used are all harvested from the one particular year, and will only be distilled if the conditions were particularly good. Perfect for big birthdays or as a special drink for the connoisseur as they truly are a fine example of the very best Armagnacs around.
Price: £99.00 (1 in Stock)
1er Grand Cru Classe St. Emilion
One of the more impressive wines from the Canon region, the 1993 Canon exhibits expansive, sweet fruit that more than compensates for the moderate tannin level. This well-made, medium-bodied, lean wine is an ideal candidate for cellaring or drinking
Price: £69.95 (13 in Stock)
St Julien, 2eme Growth Classification
The Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou is one of the Medoc's more successful wines, the 1993 has reached full maturity. It exhibits a dark ruby/purple color, and a moderately attractive nose of minerals and jammy cranberry fruit intermixed with black currants. In the mouth, this wine has lost its baby fat, revealing medium body, and an elegant, measured personality. Pure, with well-integrated tannin, this is a stylish, graceful Ducru-Beaucaillou."
Price: £119.00 (1 in Stock)
Pessac Leognan 1er Grand Cru ClassePessac Leognan 1er Grand Cru Classe
*** 90 Points Robert parker ***
"Quite a surprise in a difficult vintage, a strict selection and the superb terroir of Haut Brion triumphed over a very challenging year that produced many hard, relatively herbaceous wines. The color is a surprisingly saturated deep plum/ruby. Some sweet berry fruit intermixed with menthol, graphite, damp earth, and a hint of mushroom emerges in this medium-bodied, very elegant Haut Brion that is still firmly structured but has sweet tannin and surprising length and ripeness. The wine will always represent a sleeper style. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2015. Last tasted, 11/02.
Price: £395.00 (3 in Stock)
Sauternes 1er Grand Cru Classe
The 1983 Chateau Rieussec and one of many decent wines produced in Bordeaux in this year. Colour rusty, deep gold. A beguiling bouquet of apricot, honey, molasses, old English Christmas cake, toffee and smoke. A beautiful texture in the mouth, weighty, viscous and satiny. Very rich, toffee, honey, treacle and poached pears and apricots. Very ripe but with sufficient acidity to hold it all together. Complex and multi-layered.
Price: £79.95 (12 in Stock)
St Emilion Grand Cru Classe.
Troplong-Mondot has been on a head-long charge to higher and higher quality since 1988. Their 1993 is a black/purple-colored wine with gorgeous purity, ripeness, and extract, aligned to a wine with considerable elegance, finesse, and personality. It offers superb richness, medium body, layers of beautifully delineated black-cherry and cassis fruit, fine acidity, and ripe tannin. A stunning example of the vintage, Wine Advocate 90-92
Price: £92.95 (11 in Stock)
Excellent complex nose, medium to high intensity, red bell pepper, roasted vegetables, earth and cherry fruit; a full bodied wine with some minerality, excellent fresh acidity and ripe red fruit. Ready to drink now.
Price: £69.95 (22 in Stock)
Amber core with a bronze rim; shows mellow walnut, warm spices, cocoa and prunes on the nose. Mellow attack on the palate finishing on a delicious freshness and texture.
Armagnac is a grape brandy produced in the Gascony region of south-west France, as it has been since at least the 15th century. A fuller-bodied (some would say rustic) style of brandy when compared to Cognac, it is only distilled once and is often aged for many years (decades in some cases) and makes an excellent digestif.
Price: £79.95 (19 in Stock)
Pommard 1er cru Rugiens, Aleth Leroyer-Girardin
An elegant nose of deeply pitched red berry, plum and floral aromas are quite earthy with notes of jerky, herbs and a sauvage hint that continues onto the delicious, powerful and full-bodied flavors brimming with an intense minerality on the seductively detailed, pure and lingering finish.
Price: £89.00 (6 in Stock)
Marques de Villamagna, Gran Reserva
The 1993 Rioja is an excellent old Rioja. Spices, leather and truffle nose. Cinnamon and smoke on a very fresh palate.
Price: £99.00 (1 in Stock)