So, the 2010 Poujeaux was expected to mature a tad earlier - say 2015-2018, so, gave it a go... there is some wood on the palate dominated by black fruit (cassis, blackberry) with a hint of angostura bitters on the finish (wood again perhaps). At 48% C...
|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Haut-Médoc|
Spicy, leathery, sweet oxidation, bit of crushed rock, lovely spice tones, vibrant if aged, dried berry – sweet leading edge, plenty of acid, resolved tannins, nice core of red fruit still here, nice balance, a small wine, nice follow through though wi...
|Varietal:||Cabernet Sauvignon , Merlot|
The first Poujeaux that has slipped by the tonsils this year and it seems the very opaque, sang d'homme colour makes good its hedonic promise; the nose is blackberry, menthol and beet followed by a mature, balanced cedar plank, blackberry and vanilla ...
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If I were anywhere near New York on the 29th I'd be going to this event. Great wine, interesting winemakers, and lots of old posters, art nouveau or otherwise. Why is it I'd rather have one of them on my wall then a Flash banner ad from the Web?Price seems like more than a bargain, and the money goes to charity, too.... ... Here's your chance ... Read More
Anyone going this year?If you were ever going to go, this should be the year since the famed 2009 vintage will be poured.For the LA event on January 20th, Wally's is offering a pre-event tasting an hour before featuring back vintages of Chateau Giscours, Vieux Chateau Certan, Troplong Mondot, Haut Bailly, Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafite, and a c... Read More
Just a quick posting on a tasting we did last week. We've been celebrating our tenth anniversary, and I stockpiled 2001s. Good thing it was a strong vintage in so many places. Of course, the 2001 Gran Reservas from Rioja are, in some cases, just hitting the market and are terrific values. We celebrated with a bottle we bought in the first cou... Read More
Purchased winter of 1985 for approximately $4.79 at Astor Wines in New York City.Enjoyed shortly thereafter in my Upper West Side studio Apartment.I was well on my way to ruin by the winter of 1985, though it had not yet become apparent to me. My days as a wine-loving college student were fairly routine, though my routine was anything but routin... Read More
The annual Bordeaux futures racket, uhmm, I mean campaign has gotten into high ... like some of my favorites Chateau Poujeaux, Chateau Lafon-Rochet and Chateau du Tertre! Visit the Bordoverview blog.Wine of the Week: 6/3/11So you’ve never had a 100% Callet wine then? Don’t fret, I’m not sure I had, until now that is. I guess if you’re going to... Read More
I have finally got my hands on some Californian WinesJustin 08 Justification 65% Cab Franc 35% Merlot - Paso RoblesZD 08 California Chardonnay - Napa ValleyGroth 07 Cabernet Sauvignon - Oakville Napa ValleyFlowers 08 Pinot Noir - Sonoma CoastI am keen to get opinions on what I should expect from these wines.Also what you would eat with these win... Read More
The wine was decantered for 2 hours,however was still opening up on the nose.Tasted of fruits & smooth tannins on the mid palate,thoughmedium bodied still had whiffs of alcohol penetrating showing its youth.I recommend that this wine is really enjoyable after 2012 to smooth out some edges & make a quality wine equal to the classified growths.Rp ... Read More
Château Simard St.-Émilion 1999Simard releases its wines later than any other Château, ensuring the wines have been held under proper conditions and allowing you to easily experience the character of mature Bordeaux.Starting at $21.99.Château Malescasse Haut Medoc 20002000 was an exceptional vintage and finding a bottle at a reasonable price is ... Read More
I was fortunate to be invited to the Weekend of Grand Amateurs tasting in ... ... really well done. (91-92)Chateau PoujeauxHerbaceous and earthy with notes of blond tobacco, subtly sweetly fruited – a bit soft up front, nice purity to the mineral-tinged black currant fruit, a bit simple but fullish and savory, slightly dry finish. (85-86)... Read More
Well, we really got a lot of feedback from you Francophiles out there after ... ... Boyd-Cantenac.Two to TryChateau PoujeauxChateau Lafon Rochet Here’s a tip: Don’t over look the so-called “lesser” vintages. Often these wines just need more time to show what they’ve got, and while they generally don’t attain the same depth and complexity as... Read More