Merlot

The most widely planted grape in Bordeaux and a grape that has been on a relentless expansion drive throughout the world in the last decade. Merlot is adaptable to most soils and is relatively simple to cultivate. It is a vigorous naturally high yielding grape that requires savage pruning - over-cropped Merlot-based wines are dilute and bland. It is also vital to pick at optimum ripeness as Merlot can quickly lose its varietal characteristics if harvested overripe.

In St.Emilion and Pomerol it withstands the moist clay rich soils far better than Cabernet grapes, and at it best produces opulently rich, plummy clarets with succulent fruitcake-like nuances. Le Pin, Pétrus and Clinet are examples of hedonistically rich Merlot wines at their very best. It also plays a key supporting role in filling out the middle palate of the Cabernet-dominated wines of the Médoc and Graves.

Merlot is now grown in virtually all wine growing countries and is particularly successful in California, Chile and Northern Italy.

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Viña Doña Javiera, Drink now,

Bottle

£5.70

Case price (6)
£34.20

Bottle 12 x 75cl 226cs

£30.96
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Chateau de Fonbel, St. Emilion, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£23.50

Case price (6)
£126.90 Saving £14.10

Bottle 12 x 75cl 185cs

£185.52
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Chateau Feytit Clinet, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£25.00

Case price (6)
£127.14 Saving £22.86

Bottle 12 x 75cl 38cs

£185.88
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Bottle

£11.95

Case price (12)
£129.12 Saving £14.28

Bottle 6 x 75cl 17cs

£40.80
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Chateau Clinet, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£13.50

Case price (12)
£131.88 Saving £30.12

Bottle 12 x 75cl 2cs

£83.88
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Famille Becot, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£14.50

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£78.30 Saving £8.70

Bottle 6 x 75cl 63cs

£52.26
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Bottle

£18.50

Case price (12)
£199.80 Saving £22.20

Bottle 6 x 75cl 52cs

£70.26
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Ch. Grand Renouil, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£27.95

Case price (6)
£150.96 Saving £16.74

Bottle 6 x 75cl 4cs

£112.80
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Bottle

£31.00

Case price (12)
£311.88 Saving £60.12

Bottle 12 x 75cl 27cs

£233.88
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Chateau Laroque, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£32.00

Case price (12)
£318.00 Saving £66.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 63cs

£119.46
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Frog's Leap, Ready, but will improve,

Bottle

£39.00

Case price (12)
£421.20 Saving £46.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 3cs

£324.96
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Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£578.28

Bottle 12 x 75cl 26cs

£456.00
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Ridge Vineyards, Ready, but will keep,

Bottle

£51.00

Case price (12)
£549.48 Saving £62.52

Bottle 12 x 75cl 14cs

£431.88

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£420.00
New To BBX

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£550.00
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Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£318.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 3cs

£252.00
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Chateau Quintus, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£814.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 4cs

£624.00
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Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£350.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£374.00
New To BBX

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£390.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 3cs

£398.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£399.00

Imperial 1 x 600cl 1cs

£590.00
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Ch. Larcis Ducasse, Ready, but will improve,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£923.88

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£743.88

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£366.00
New To BBX

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£425.00
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Chateau Canon, For laying down,

Bottle

£78.00

Bottle

£78.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£390.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 10cs

£395.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£860.00
New To BBX

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£900.00

Magnum 3 x 150cl 1cs

£390.00
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Chateau La Conseillante, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£1,010.28

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£815.88

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£460.00
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Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£1,369.20

Bottle 6 x 75cl 243cs

£1,128.00
En Primeur

Bottle 6 x 75cl 26cs

£1,128.00
New To BBX

Magnum 3 x 150cl 1cs

£1,120.00
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Chateau Angelus, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£1,549.14

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,277.94

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,280.00
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Chateau Pavie, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 12 x 75cl)

£4,012.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 8cs

£3,318.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,575.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,800.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,840.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£1,850.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£1,900.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£2,000.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£2,690.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£2,785.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£2,800.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£3,200.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£3,950.00
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Chateau Ausone, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£2,326.80

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£1,926.00

Bottle 3 x 75cl 2cs

£905.00

Bottle 3 x 75cl 3cs

£960.00

Bottle 3 x 75cl 1cs

£1,200.00
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Chateau Ausone, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£3,507.60

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£2,910.00

Bottle 3 x 75cl 1cs

£1,240.00
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Chateau Ausone, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 3 x 75cl)

£3,251.40

Bottle 3 x 75cl 1cs

£2,703.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£5,400.00
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Petrus, Drink now,

Case price (Bottle 1 x 75cl)

£1,443.80

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Petrus, Ready, but will keep,

Case price (Bottle 1 x 75cl)

£1,563.80

Bottle 1 x 75cl 1cs

£1,301.00
Soiled Labels

Magnum

£3,475.60

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Le Pin, For laying down,

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£10,000.00
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