Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

WINTER 2014

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • vISIT uS AT MORRELLWINE.cOM • cOMPLIMENTARy DELIvERy ON ALL ORDERS OvER $100 IN Ny AND cT 19 BORdeAuX TROPlOng MOndOT Beginning in the 1980's this venerable property began to modernize – updating vat room techniques and equipment and hiring famed enologist Michel Rolland as a consultant. By the end of the decade the wine had made a complete turn-around. It has a relatively high percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc (30% in all). While that made it somewhat "closed in" early in its life, now two decades along it is showing beautifully. ✦ Troplong Mondot St. Emilion 1995 $149 per bottle "...beautiful purity, medium to full body, relatively high but sweet tannin, and a long 30-35 second finish." RP 92 (1005075) calOn sÉguR Calon Ségur is an irrefutable standout of the '95 Bordeaux vintage. Almost impossible to read in its youth, as were most wines from this difficult vintage, yet time has shown its true charms. The '95 Calon Ségur has emerged as a classic Bordeaux at the very start of its drinking window. ✦ Calon Ségur St. Estephe 1995 $145 per bottle "...one of the best Calons ever...full- bodied with silky tannins and a focused and intense finish. Lots of currant and berry character and hints of dried spices. It 's finally opening up and giving real pleasure now like so many 1995 Bordeaux at the moment." JS 97 (111980) lynch bages Lynch Bages under the able stewardship of Jean-Michel Cazes and his family, has grown in stature and reputation in the Medoc , to the point where it is known as "the little Mouton" – a reference to its strong Cabernet character, longevity and complex tastes and aromas of cassis, truffles and spice. The well-structured tannins have softened -- the 1995 is now at its peak. ✦ Lynch Bages Pauillac 1995 $250 per bottle "Shows loads of ripe plum, almost prune, with hints of vanilla and mineral." WS 94 (113080) TWenTy yeaRs Old and sTill gOing sTROng, These ThRee Wines hail fROM bORdeaux aPPellaTiOns knOWn fOR TheiR lOng-liVed Wines. 20 yeaRs Of PeRfecT PROVenance

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