J. Calvet

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This is a large negociant house covering many regions of France originally founded in 1818 by Jean Marie Calvet

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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Chateau Chataigniere 2012

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    I attended a wedding at the weekend where this wine was served with the meal. It is an AOC Bordeaux from the negociant house of Calvet but I have been unable to find out much more about it. There was some blackcurrant and plum style fruit there but it was fairly tannic so perhaps it could do with some more bottle age. It is far from being one of... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Calvet Alsace Pinot Blanc 2012

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    I bought this bottle of wine at my local supermarket where it was on special offer for £5. Alsace is an AOC producing mainly white wines in the east of France by the German border.Indeed at some periods of history it was part of Germany and therefore the wines are not dissimilar to those on the other side of the Rhine.AOC rules dictate a tall t... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Too many choices.Help me pick! 2010    Chardonnay        Santa Julia    Mendoza2009    Chardonnay    Francis Coppola    Diamond Collection Gold Label    Monterey County2009    Chardonnay    Francis Coppola    Diamond Collection - Black Label Pavilion    Santa Lucia Highlands2009    Chardonnay    Sanford        Santa Barbara County,CANon-vintage ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Choose the Chardonnays I...


  • Calvet Réserve de l'Estey 2002

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    No written review

    Wine review by smithdaj54


  • Maison J. Calvet et Cie Bordeaux Reserve Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

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    No written review

    Wine review by PLC666


  • J. Calvet Bordeaux Contrôlée Prestige de Calvet 2008

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    Tasting Note: Pear drop aromas. Youthful, vibrant and zesty, modern style, dry and appetising.Available to purchase in the UK via Sainsburys, Morrisons and Tesco £9.99 Read More

    Wine review by Bordeaux Wines


  • Recently tried Esser Zinfandel American Canyon Napa County-2005 at just under $8 a bottle.  Great "cheap" Zin.  I would love to hear from others about this or your favorite under $10 bottle.   Read More

    Forum post in the topic Your favorite under $10 a...


  • J. Calvet Sauternes Reserve du Ciron 2006

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    No written review

    Wine review by 27thsky


  • Calvet Limited Release 2005

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    A great affordable Bordeaux white. Lightly fruity, nicely crispy, with a screw cap. Read More

    Wine review by FrederiqueA


  • Calvet Reserve 2005

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    No written review

    Wine review by eykf


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