1855

+33 1-42-61-18-55 10, rue des Moulins
Paris, 75001
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  • Clos Laborie Margaux 2001

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    This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the website ... 18 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


  • Chateau Haut-Beychevelle Gloria Saint-Julien 1994

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    This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the ... 11 classed growths in the 1855 classification although my bottle was not from one of them.Chateau Haut-Beychevelle Gloria is a small estate owned by the Martin family. It consists of 65% cabernet sauvignon,25% merlot, and 10% cabernet franc and is aged for a year in oak barrels.I started my bott... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • I was going to comment on the French stickie but got a little behind.  ... was only five years old in 1855; to be classified an estate had to be in existence for 50 years at the time.  Do you think the classification system could stand some updating?)  Suidurat and the Pyragueys are also on similar ground.  While they aren't cheap (buy you als... Read More

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  • Thought I'd start a topic to see what "different" wines people are drinking. I've been on a hunt to find wines made from lesser known grapes or from unusual areas. Here's one of each.This is a rose made from Cinsault, not too unusual right? Well this is from the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Either they don't make very good wine in Lebanon or this bo... Read More

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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

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  • 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

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  • Hedges Cellars Three Vineyards Red Mountain 2011

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    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

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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