La Fleur Garde "Garderose", Bordeaux Rouge
Staff Pick

La Fleur Garde "Garderose", Bordeaux Rouge - 2018

Item # 36648 750mL
This item is currently out of stock.
Send me an email when this is back in stock.
Grape Variety
This item is being featured in a tasting on: tasting date
This item is featured in: WineClub
This item is featured in AstorCenterClass at Astor Center

Tasting Notes

This wine is made from the best parcels of the Chateau Belregard estate. Aged in cement for one year; no oak is used for ultimate freshness. Dark fruit flavors, plenty of minerality and fine tannins make this a great wine for the table.

Need Help Deciding? Get personal recommendations from our staff

Staff Pick Notes

This great wine goes through a week of cold maceration and fermentation starts with natural yeasts. The wine is aged for about 18 months with a combination of barrels then bottled without filtration.The Pueyo's family, since 2012, started making dramatic changes in their wine house. They decided to stop using small barrels and their production became organic. What makes them great producers is also the quality of their grapes. The result is a concentrated wine with blackcurrant and plum flavors followed by a pronounced minerality. It's drinkable and fresh with medium acidity. A great example of "left bank" Bordeaux!


Astor's Glossary of Terms


The next time you hear someone say they never touch Merlot, tell them that it's too bad, because you were just about to open a few bottles of Château Pétrus and Le Pin, and you have no one to share them with. Some wine drinkers are quick to dismiss varieties that become too fashionable, but Merlot is popular for good reason. It has one of the most impressive and distinctive textures of any wine,...

Read More


Situated on the mid-Atlantic coast of France around the Gironde river, Bordeaux is home to some of the most legendary wines on earth. There are (for all intents and purposes) five grape varieties permitted under French wine law for red Bordeaux: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and, very infrequently, Petit Verdot and Malbec. For white Bordeaux, only three varieties are permitted:...

Read More

Cabernet Franc

Relegated to moderate obscurity in modern times, Cabernet Franc is in fact the proud parent of the attention-hogging Cabernet Sauvignon (after an illicit affair with Sauvignon Blanc a hundred-odd years ago). Cabernet Franc has remained close to its roots in France, enjoying small pockets of popularity primarily in the Loire Valley (specifically in Chinon), where it is often bottled as a varietal...

Read More

Sign up for our emails
Receive 10% Off Your First Order
Sign up for our emails


Offer available to new subscribers. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Does not apply to items on sale, solid cases, corporate orders, or orders containing an item priced at more than $10,000.