|Winery:||Château Haut-Bages Libéral|
|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Saint-Julien|
|Varietal:||Cabernet Sauvignon , Merlot|
Deep plummy color. Wonderful nose, with cherry fruit aromas. Fine tannins. Needs at least an hour in the decanter. We drank this over 2 hours, and it just got better and better. Terrific Bordeaux.
|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Margaux|
I bought this bottle of wine a while ago from a wine merchant in Sussex and I think I paid around £10 for it. Margaux is the largest AOC on the Medoc peninsular and the home of 21 cru classe in the famous 1855 classification. My bottle is not one of t...
|Winery:||Hedges Family Estate|
|Region:||USA » Oregon » Columbia Valley|
It has been a while since anything from the Red Mountain AVA has passed my lips, but the Hedges 3 Vineyards was available at the Safeway in Mt. Vernon WA, so... you know what came next (or should). This (mostly) Meritage blend (there is a 16% Syrah com...
|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Margaux|
|Varietal:||Merlot , Cabernet Sauvignon|
This is a second wine of the forth growth Bordeaux Château Prieuré-Lichine (Classification of 1855). This is the first wine that I have had that I understood the aroma of "cat piss". Don't let this put you off though, this wine is very complex and enjo...
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I bought this bottle of wine from the website ... home of 21 cru classe in the 1855 classification,one of which is Chateau Ferriere as a third growth.At only 8 hectares it is the smallest of all the classed growths.My bottle consists of 60% cabernet sauvignon,30% merlot and 5 % petit verdot and was aged in oak barrels.I started my bottle last n... Read More
No doubt when Spanish conquistador Pedro Gutierrez de Valdivia founded the city ... the phylloxera outbreak of 1855, Chileans began importing French vines from Bordeaux to grow Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec. The success of these vines put Maipo Valley on the world’s wine radar, resulting in Chile being known as the “Bor... Read More
This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the website ... home of 21 cru classe in the 1855 classification. Chateau D'Arsac is not one of them, but is a respected cru bourgeois estate. My bottle consists of 60% cabernet sauvignon and 40% merlot and was aged in oak barrels.I started it last night with my supper of pork chop.There is a fairly int... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine on the website ... growth in the prestigious 1855 classification.Since my bottle was made the name of the second wine was simplified to 'Carmes de Riessec 'It consists of 85% semilon and the rest sauvignon blanc and muscadelle and was aged in oak barrels.I started my bottle last night with a plate of breads and chee... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine as part of a lot from the website ... 11 Grand Cru Classe in the 1855 classification,one of which was Chateau Leoville Poyferre as a second growth.The Grand wine of 2001 is a blend of 75% cabernet sauvignon,20%merlot and 5% petit verdot which spent 18 months in oak barrels before bottling in mid 2003..I started my ... Read More
The 2013 Chateau Belgrave (Cinquieme Cru of 1855) opens on the nose with some blueberry, smoky oak and a hint of more dark fruit such as blackberry. Entry is surprisingly light (and lean), bracing and acidic - without heady tannin but some blackberry fruit poking through. Depth and core is absent here, but a light tasty early drinker is found ... Read More
This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the website ... 11 Grand Cru Classe in the 1855 classification,one of which was Chateau Branaire [Duluc-Ducru] as a fourth growth.Although my bottle was over 20 years old it had obviously been well cellared as it was in perfect condition with the level high in the neck.The Grande wine is a cabernet sauv... Read More
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
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
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