|Winery:||Grand Vin de Bordeaux|
|Varietal:||Merlot , Cabernet Franc , Cabernet Sauvignon|
Grand Vin de Bordeaux
The bouquet of cherries, plums, and flowers is nice but has to be drawn out. Upon immediate pouring, it is pretty hot. Elegant fruit taste, bold tannins, but still a bit hot even after left in a glass to settle for 1 hr, and on Day 2. Full bodied. ...
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Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
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This bottle of wine was part of a lot I bought on the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/85406. Haut-Medoc is a large appellation set up in 1936 for wines produced in 15 communes on the eastern side of the Medoc peninsular stretching nearly 40 miles north of the City of Bordeaux. It is an 'umbrella' appellation because it includes severa... Read More
a great vintage and the two grapes that are merged together seam to complement each other producing a very smooth and accessible wine. Read More
You’ll know a glass of Bordeaux when you sniff it -- from the pencil shavings of Pauillac to the elderflowers of Pessac-Leognan. Bordeaux is synonymous quality; it’s a universal truth of the collective wine consciousness. But while quality is often associated with premium pricing, this doesn’t mean you can’t find a great bargain in Bordeaux. The... Read More
Freshly light aromas of red currant and raspberry still showing a dusty earth and some floral notes. Tart and medium bodied in the mouth with more red fruit notes of cherry, currant and raspberry jam, drying out through the midpalate with drying tannins and dark earth, and finishing with a hint of medicine and vanilla. Read More
I went through a few cases of their wine from the late '70s through the late '80s. Vintages from the late '50s through the early '80s. Not because I thought they were all that and then some, but because of a connection I had that meant I was paying half price, and that was back when prices were a lot lower than now. They became daily quaffers wh... Read More
Secret Santa 2015 was a success! We eventually figured out who the senders and recipients were based on past drinking habits and assorted sleuthing. Some bottles were consumed quickly but others are in storage awaiting the right moment to enjoy them. Thanks to everyone for participating. Final pairings are listed below:JONDERRY - received bo... Read More
Well, I'm painting again, not long after finishing Sandra's master ... ... ... Saint - Jacques De Siran Grand Vin De Bordeaux; not bad for around $15 a bottle. Dinner tonight is a frozen pizza. Sandra's picking herself up a hamburger since she is donating blood tomorrow and needs the iron. I already had a hamburger for lunch after a 2.5 mil... Read More
This time of the year is the celebration of the Jewish Holiday of Passover. Passover is really about the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt. Moses had asked Pharaoh to allow the Jewish people to leave Egypt. He refused. After each refusal, God visited a series of increasingly serious plagues on the Egyptian people, culminating in the slaying of the f... Read More
This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/77354.Graves de Vayres is an AOC in the Bordeaux region for red and white wines from the communes of Vayres and Arvevres on the west bank of the Dordogne river about 15 miles east of the City of Bordeaux.It should not be confused with the Graves AOC which is... Read More
Richard I also like syrah and do not want to make you jealous but I have had four northern Rhones this year  so far;Chateau du Rozay Condrieu 1992Grand Vin des Cotes du Rhone Cornas Jean Lionnet2004M.Chapoutier Saint Joseph Deschants 2006Cote-Rotie Lucette and Martin Daubree Domaine Corps de Loup 2000I was fortunate to get them from the w... Read More
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