Château Roc de Calon

Écrin

Daylis

Nuance

Château Roc de Calon

The epitome of elegance

CHARACTER

Fruit, subtlety and elegance are the distinctive characteristics of this wine that hails from a distinguished terroir. The dominant grape variety in this blend is Merlot, with impressive and mouth-watering pastry aromas that slowly give way to notes of ripe fruit. It is silky on the palate with subtle, woody notes. This is a harmonious wine that carries the promise of pleasure.

MATCHES

A classic match: fillet of duck breast
Recipe suggestion: blanquette of veal

DISTINCTIONS & CRITICS

Château Roc de Calon 2016
James Suckling : 86-87pts / 100

“A little fluid, but there’s attractive berry and mineral character. Medium to light body”

Château Roc de Calon 2015
Decanter : 87pts / 100

“A perfumed bouquet full of autumnal blackberries and ripe plums. A hint of mocha coffe from the oak defines the finish.”

Château Roc de Calon 2010
– Robert Parker (2013) : 88 / 100
– Silver medal at the 2013 Challenge International du Vin
– Bronze medal at the 2013 Challenge Prix Plaisir
– Selected by the 2013 “1001 Dégustation.com” Internet wine guide
– Selected by the 2013 “Un Vin Presque Parfait” wine guide
– Gold medal at the 2012 Concours de Bordeaux Vins d’Aquitaine

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Écrin

An uncut diamond

CHARACTER

Écrin represents the very essence of the estate’s expertise and holds within itself the immaculate radiance of a great wine. A superbly deep, brilliant red, it has the complex yet well-balanced palate of a wine with a prominent fruity character. Small yields, old vines and aging in oak barrels are the foundations of this seductive, powerful and full-bodied wine. Écrin is a jewel waiting to be discovered.

MATCHES

A classic match: chocolate fondant
Recipe suggestion: strawberry soup

DISTINCTIONS

Écrin 2015
– James Suckling : 90pts / 100

“Aromas of dried fruits, spices and leather follow through to a medium to full body. Fine tannins and a fresh finish. Linear and delicious. Drink in 2019.”

Écrin 2009
– Silver medal at the 2011 Concours de Bordeaux Vins d’Aquitaine
– Selected by the 2011 “Un Vin Presque Parfait” wine guide

Écrin 2008
– Silver Medal at the 2011 Concours des Féminalise
– Award of Excellence at the 2011 Vinalies Nationales

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Daylis

The pleasure of sharing

CHARACTER

Approachable both in price and style, this wine is universally appreciated. The nose presents a range of subtle toasted notes, with aromas of summer berries such as blackberries and wild strawberries. On the palate, freshness and fruitiness give way to superbly controlled power. The simplest things are often the best.

MATCHES

A classic match: Parma ham
Recipe suggestion: salmon sashimi

DISTINCTIONS

Daylis 2009
– Selected by the 2011 “Un Vin Presque Parfait” wine guide

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Nuance

An abundance of fruit

CHARACTER

Impressively fresh and round, Nuance is a wine for people who love summer. This rosé demonstrates outstanding generosity with notes of peach, citrus and berry fruit and pear drops.  A delicious wine, best enjoyed well chilled.

MATCHES

A classic match: grilled fillet of cod
Recipe suggestion: Thai chicken

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