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2017 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 9  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 91

The first vintage made from 100% Merlot presents leaf, tobacco, and red fruits. Forward, round and supple, you may drink this sweet cherry and licorice-filled wine upon release. Due to the frost, the production is under 250 cases this year – a typical vintage is 1,500! The ninth vintage of this wine, “G” Acte 9, takes its name from Guinaudeau as in Jacques and Sylvie, the renowned owners. 91 Points

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2016 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 8  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 91

Sweet ripe, earthy plums with a tint of tobacco open the medium-bodied wine. On the palate, the wine is elegant, fresh, bright and fruity. There is sweetness to the earthy, cocoa tinged berries and a tobacco leaf nuance that adds complexity in the finish. I like this now, and it is going be even better with a few years of aging. 91 Points

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Acte 8, the eighth vintage of this wine which takes its name from the first letter of the famous owner’s last name, Jacques and Sylvie Guinaudeau, who also own Chateau Lafleur in Pomerol is ready to go. The blend of 52% Merlot and 48% Cabernet Franc has a pronounced amount of Cabernet Franc in the blend. Dark ruby in color, licorice, truffle, and black cherry scents kick off the wine. Lushly textured, fat, and juicy, with a sweetness and vibrancy to its character, ends with pure, black cherries and lift in the endnote. A few years of age will be needed to soften the tannic structure and open its complexities. 91 Points

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2015 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 7  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 91

Made from a blend of 61% Merlot and 39% Cabernet Franc, the wine is supple, soft, earthy and showing a minty, tobacco edge to the sweet, soft, cherries and plums at its core. 91 Points

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Acte 7, the seventh vintage of this wine which takes its name from the first letter of the famous owner’s last name, Jacques and Sylvie Guinaudeau, who also own Chateau Lafleur in Pomerol is ready to go. The blend of 61% Merlot and 39% Cabernet Franc is forward, softly textured, with silky tannins and a sweet, juicy mouthful of supple, fresh, cherries and minerality in the finish. 90 Points

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2014 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 6  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 88

Acte 6, from Jacques Guinaudeau and Sylvie Guinaudeau, who also own Chateau Lafleur in Pomerol quickly delivers its black raspberry and orange, citrus notes, with little effort. Medium bodied, and fresh, this can be enjoyed young. The wine finishes with an interesting tangerine note in the light, fresh finish. 88 Points

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From a blend of 56% Merlot and 44% Cabernet Franc opens with sweet plum and forest floor notes. On the palate, the wine is soft and easy to drink with silky, soft, fresh cherry and plums in the finish. 89-91 Pts

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2013 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 5  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 88

Acte 5, the fifth vintage from Jacques Guinaudeau and Sylvie Guinaudeau, who also own Chateau Lafleur in Pomerol. In 2013 they produced a wine focused on its red fruit character, coupled with floral and thyme sensations. Lightly styled, with soft, crisp, bright strawberries and raspberry, this is already drinking well. 88 Points

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Forward, fresh, soft cherries and raspberries in a user friendly, easy to like and drink style. 88-89 Pts

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2012 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 4  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 88

Licorice, chocolate, plums, fresh, sweet, medium bodied with a black cherry filled finish. 88 Points

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G, which takes its name from the first letter of the famous owner’s last name Guinaudeau, who also owns Chateau Lafleur in Pomerol, was produced from a blend of 51% Merlot and 49% Cabernet Franc. Medium-bodied with sweet black raspberries and cherry sensations, the wine is soft, forward and approachable. 88-90 Pts

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2011 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 3  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 90

Acte 3, which takes its name from the first letter of the famous owner’s last name, Jacques and Sylvie Guinaudeau,who also own Chateau Lafleur in Pomerol and the number 3, which signifies the number of vintages for the wine. Produced from a blend of 56% Merlot and 44% Cabernet Franc, this round, supple, soft-textured, black cherry-dominated wine offers a lot of early drinking charm. 89-91 Pts

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2010 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 2  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 90

Scents of licorice, camphor, truffle, plums and oak lead to a fresh, medium bodied wine with a round, black cherry finish. This easy to like wine from the owner of Chateau Lafleur will drink well on release. 89-91 Pts

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G From a blend of 56% Merlot and 44% Cabernet Franc, the wine offers earthy, truffle, forest floor and dark berries. Medium bodied and soft in texture, the finish is filled with dark cherries and coca powder. 88-90 Pts

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2009 Guinaudeau "G" Acte 1  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 90

Fully mature, the wine offers truffle, metallic sensations, tobacco and earthy red fruits. Soft, bright, herbal, and filled with red berries the wine finishes with earthy cherry and olive notes. This is wine is fully mature and should be drunk up over the next few years. 90 Points

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With cocoa, plum and coffee bean scents, this soft, round, likeable, medium bodied, licorice covered black cherry wine will drink well on release. 88 Points

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2009 marks the debut vintage for this new wine from the Guinaudeau's, the owners of Chateau Lafleur and Grand Village. From a blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc, thie wine opens with black cherries, licorice and coffee scents. Soft, round and already offering pleasure, this crowd pleasing wine will drink well early. 88-90 Pts

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