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When walking in the chateau grounds it is obvious that its history goes further back than the 1855 classification. Citran is actually one of the Medoc's oldest seigneuries. Numerous Marquis de Donnissan, related to the family of France, reigned here for 600 years and only abandoned their chateau in the middle of the 18th century. Since then the chateau has gone through different phases. The various owners and the general financial crisis meant that the surface of the vineyards varied between 90 hectares to less than 4 hectares. The wine's quality reflected these fluctuations. Things got better in 1945 when the Miailhe brothers bought the property. Ten years ago a serious boost in the research for quality was set in motion. An accumulation of hard work and the huge investments initiated by the precedent Japanese owners brought Citran back towards the Haut Medoc elite. This transition was carried through under the leadership of the new and exacting owners. The Merlaut-Villars family is well known in the Read more »

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  • Duas Quintas 2005


    A great well-balanced wine, pleasant red berry aromas, fresh on the palate thanks to a nicely sustained acidity on the finish, and well rounded. Read More

    Wine review by FrederiqueA

  • Ramos Pinto 30 Year Tawny NV


    Like so many of the Portuguese houses, Ramos-Pinto takes special pride in its tawnies, with the 30-year being the crowning glory. It's a delicate wine, one that has gained many times in complexity what it has lost in weight. Almeida likens it to `an aged person who has a lot of things to tell you.` Hazelnuts and walnuts, dried apricots and citru... Read More

    Wine review by vindood

  • Adriano Estate Bottled White 2005


    Viozinho, Rabigato, and ArintoMelon and wet hay scents. Tangy with a tiny bit of turpentine flavor, and a long, warm finish. Read More

    Wine review by GoinGray

  • Ramos Pinto Porto 20 Year Old Tawny Quinta Do Bom Retiro 1993


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    Wine review by Mendo Blendo

  • Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Christina, I work at Handley Cellars in the Anderson Valley. I enjoy a wide variety of wines, but I really start to swoon over delicate and flavorful styles. You can't beat this area's dry Gewurtztraminer. If anyone would like some insider info on the region I've got advice on some great spots. And of ... Read More

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  • Ramos Pinto Porto Tawny 2010


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    Wine review by uniqs

  • Ramos-Pinto Porto 10 Year Old Tawny Quinta de Ervamoira NV



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  • Duas Quintas Reserva 2000


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    Wine review by mmartins44

  • Duas Quintas Reserva 2000


    Agree with the Wine Spectator review. Wonderful flavor of rasberry's Read More

    Wine review by mmartins44

  • Ramos Pinto Adriano Red 2005


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    Wine review by aimeepawluk

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