1855

+33 1-42-61-18-55 10, rue des Moulins
Paris, 75001
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  • I did not really know much about wine when I started my junior year abroad ... ... student loans. Back in 1855, Napoléon III called for a classification of the top Bordeaux producers and, for the most part, it has remained unchanged (despite clear changes in quality--both up and down--over that time). Since then, there have been other classifi... Read More

    From the article There is Nothing Bourgeois about Cru Bourgeois


  • Regardless of the Barolo's style, you'll get more of its potential out ... Napoleon III’s famed 1855 classification, today, Château Montrose is firmly ensconced as one of the most desirable ‘super-seconds’ of Bordeaux’s left bank. While the First-Growths can often eclipse $1000 a bottle for great vintages, today’s Château Montrose from the 200... Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • Chateau Saint-Marc Margaux 2000

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    This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the website ... home of 21 cru classe in the 1855 classification. Chateau Saint-Marc is not one of them but a small family concern.It consists of 70% cabernet sauvignon and 30% merlot and was aged in oak barrels.I started my bottle last night with my roast pork supper and I did enjoy it.There is some bl... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Château Saint-Pierre 1995

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    I bought this bottle of wine from the website ... 11 classed growths in the 1855 classification including Chateau Saint Pierre as a fouth growth.My bottle is made from a blend of 75% cabernet sauvignon,15% merlot and 10% cabernet franc from vines averaging 50 years in age and aged in oak barrels for 18 months..I started my bottle last night wi... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Really  Big Al,   Your last post and the accompanying picture of ... of the First Growths in the 1855 clqassificatio Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • There are hundreds of sweet wines but if we had a survey to name just one, bet ... were famously classified in 1855, Sauternes and Barsac merited their own classification. Unlike the Medoc, which had five levels of classified status, there was only two levels in Sauternes; First Growth and Second Growth. Eleven chateaux were awarded First Grow... Read More

    From the article How to Find the Best Bottles of Honeyed Heaven


  • OT, how do you place Insignia or Dominus or Mayacamas or Heitz Martha's or ... ... in the Classification of 1855. Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Latour, Château Margaux, Château Haut-Brion, and Château Mouton Rothschild all qualify. Right-bank wines from Pétrus, Château Le Pin, Château Angélus, and Château Cheval Blanc are also highly soug... Read More

    Forum post in the topic High End Cabernet Sauvignon


  • It's interesting that a few new topics have popped up recently (Experiencing Cabernet Franc for one) and that my wife Sandra just today handed me an article by Dave McIntyre she cut out of a Washington Post newspaper dated 25 March 2015.  I'm starting this new topic based on this article "The wine cost four digits.  And the taste?" regarding the... Read More

    Forum post in the topic High End Cabernet Sauvignon


  • D, sold those off for lack of space.  All I really wanted to do was sneak ... and wasn't classified in 1855 because they had been in business less than 5 years, long story, but I have been grooving on it and it makes great presents at this price)2x 2012 Eric et Joel Durand Cornas Empreintes (I have a small vertical of their Premices, so...)2 x... Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • Clos Laborie Margaux 2001

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    This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the website ... 21 cru classe in the famous 1855 classification.Chateau Tayac is not one of them but is a respected cru bourgeois estate. Clos Laborie is a separate 2 hectare domaine also owned by the Portet family and the grapes are vinified and bottled separately.The wine consists of 60% cabernet sauv... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


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