|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 18 cru classe in the famous 1855 classification. My bottle is not one of t...
|Winery:||Château Gruaud Larose|
|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.
|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...
|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Pauillac|
I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/42536.Pauillac is located on the east side of the Medoc peninsular about 25 miles north of the city of Bordeaux.It is probably the most prestigious appellation in Bordeau...
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Thanks so much for the response. However, not quite the answer I was hoping ... several varietals and the 1855 Bordeaux Classification List. I basically decided that if one wants to discover the beauty in wine, France is probably not a bad place to start. I choose Beaujolais because it's fairly small compared to Burgundy, Bordeaux and other re... Read More
I've been watching some YouTube videos of Sommeliers participating in a blind tasting. There's some terms they are using that I am curious about.They use the terms "Medium" or "Medium-Plus" when describing things like viscosity or aromatic intensity. "High" and "Low" are also thrown around quite a bit.Is there an organized list or description sy... Read More
It has been a while since anything from the Red Mountain AVA has passed my ... Better than some 1855 Classifications (e. g). Buy up at this price. 90 points Read More
Here's another of those eye-popping offers from HDH, though it always ... ... ... proven correct—in 1855, Château Montrose became one of the youngest estates to be classified as a Second Growth.Montrose has since lived up to (and arguably even exceeded) its classification as one of the finest wines in Bordeaux. After Dumoulin’s death, the est... Read More
Well, most of those were from Cali, and I've had and liked most. I ordered ... ... maybe they were great in 1855, but today the wines are pedestrian as can be. And that's just the problem with Bordeaux generally: I'd have to spend so much time weeding through the hundreds and hundreds of mediocre producers. It's a huge area, producing huge... Read More
Whats your favorite penny saving cab and WHY?! :)To make it easier, feel free to follow this format! Name: Belle AmbiencePrice (roughly): $9Why: Deep fruity notes of red berries, cherries and a little vanilla dolce at the end. A perfect way to wind down and relax in the evening after a long hard day at work. Read More
I bought this bottle of wine for £10 from the website ... 18 cru classe in the famous 1855 classification although Chateau Tayac is not one of them but a Cru Bourgeois estate. There are 37 hectares and it has been owned by the Portet family for several generations. Cuvee Larauza is not the Grande Vin but a special cuvee but I have not been abl... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine a while ago from a wine merchant in Sussex and I ... 18 cru classe in the famous 1855 classification. My bottle is not one of them but a negociant wine from the House of Ginestet. but I have been unable to find out much detail about it such as the cepagement though it is obviously a blend of merlot and one or both... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine from the website ... 18 cru classe in the famous 1855 classification.Chateau Marquis D'Alesme Becker [ www.chateau-marquis-dalesme.fr ] was a third growth in that classification. The property is one of the oldest in the Medoc,the vineyards were laid out by the Marquis D'Alesme in 1585, and the first record of the pr... Read More
I bought two bottles of this wine from the website ... 11 Grand Cru Classe in the 1855 classification..Chateau du Glana was started when the well known Rhone Valley negociant ,the late Gabriel Meffre bought a 5 acre plot from Chateau St-Pierre in 1961.It has been extended since and his descendants still own and run it.In the 1990's the top cuve... Read More
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