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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 21 BORdeAuX canOn V ineyard makeover guru, John Kolasa left Chateau Latour in 1994 to join forces with the owners of Chateau Rauzan Segla (in Margaux) and Canon. Both properties saw a quick rebound in quality, but the real leap came in 2009 when Kolasa's team produced one of best Right Bank wines of the vintage. ✦ Canon St. Emilion 2009 $155 per bottle "Aromas of nuts, spices, chocolate powder, then changes to fruits and f lowers. Fascinating. Full body, with silky tannins and a wonderful intensity and super polished tannins with a long, long finish. Super refined. Best Canon in years." JS 96 (119066) belleVue MOndOTTe t his jewel of a vineyard (just 5 acres) is owned and managed by Gerard Perse, the wine entrepreneur behind Chateau Pavie's success. The property is adjacent to Pavie on the limestone plateau of St. Emilion. The Perse style and method is one of rigorous selection in the vineyard and vat room, which results in a deeply concentrated, luscious wine. ✦ Bellevue Mondotte St. Emilion 2007 $275 per bottle "The inky/purple-colored 2007 offers sweet cassis fruit notes interwoven with notions of graphite, chalk dust, and toast. Full-bodied with terrific purity and intensity." RP 94 (124695) angelus o wned by the de Bouard family since the 18th century, Angelus began stepping out of the shadows in the late 1980's when Hubert de Bouard took the helm. Hubert uses a combination of both modern and traditional vineyard and vatroom practices, including lowering yields, destemming and whole berry fermentation. The results are a classically styled St. Emilion of superior quality. ✦ Angelus St. Emilion 2006 $265 per bottle "A spectacular effort (what 's new?), this brilliant offering from proprietor Hubert de Bouard is another classic. Extremely full-bodied and stunningly rich with a multi-layered texture, sweet tannin, and a 45-second finish, this exceptional 2006 is one of the great wines of St.-Emilion." RP 95 (124594) ThRee classic sT. eMiliOns

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