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Excellent Rating on Trip Advisor !

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Foods Matter

“Foods Matter” you care about what you eat, why don’t you care about what you drink? It’s a fact that most people don’t consider what goes into the wine they drink. Many people who are vegetarian and vegan are unaware

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Decanter star rates Claribès Rosé 2011

Sometimes life is full of surprises, this weeks best happened when a visitor arrived at the Château door brandishing the latest copy of Decanter magazine. “..a case of the Hand-Picked Rosé please and did you know you’re in the Decanter

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Bordeaux Profile Independent Review

An excellent description of Château de Claribès and the Bordeaux Appelation Sainte-Foy Bordeaux appears in the Bordeaux Profile by Chris Kissack at  thewinedoctor.com . The author Chris Kissack is an independent wine writer, a specialist in the wines of the Loire Valley and Bordeaux.

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Wine of the Week

The wine of the week is: The 2009 Sainte-Foy-Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc from Château de Claribès. A 100% Sauvignon Blanc picked by hand and transferred into stainless steel tank within minutes. Fermented cool followed by a little time on the lees before bottling. A fairly

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French Vineyards Gift Set

Sawdays Christmas Gift Set

Just in time for the holidays! We have teamed up with Alistair Sawday’s to create a super gift box for the holiday season. Included is a bottle of  ‘Maison 2005’, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot (Decanter Magazine described the

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Sawday’s Special Places to Stay

Chateau de Claribes is featured in Alister Sawday’s Special Places to Stay – French Vineyards, edited by Patrick Hilyer. Chers amis, J’éspère que vous allez bien. Voici un extrait de mon Blog http://frenchvineyards.wordpress.com “The Gourmand Awards – the Oscars of food and

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Marpeau 2006 everyday top 50

If you would like to drink an award winning Bordeaux at an everyday price then look no further than Château de Claribès marpeau 2006. This wine won a bronze medal in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2009 and was selected

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BMI Baby – Destination Guide

FRANCE BORDEAUX THE INSIDER… Bernard Petine, president of Château des Vigiers Golf & Country Club, an hour’s drive east of Bordeaux. F-24240 Monestier, tel: +33 (0)5 5361 5000, www.vigiers.com HIS TIPS… SAINT EMILION: Take a 45-minute scenic drive up to this pretty

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Loved the Style and Intelligent Winemaking

White 2007 – Silver pale, quite fresh Sauvignon Blanc, has flesh from lees stirring and lovely fruit over nice Granny Smith acidity, very good length and balance. (Plus it lasted well for five days in the fridge once opened). 2005

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