France

2010 Saint Emilion Grand Crus: magnificent and powerful

While other appellations suffered in the heat of 2010, Saint Emilion endured with is deep clay soils nourishing the vines throughout the summer.  The Merlot grapes were particulary concentrated and as a whole the vintage produced tannic wines softened by the precense of fruit. CHATEAU ANGELUS 2010 Expressing an astonishing richness and an exceptional precision, the 2010 Chateau Angélus vintage ... Read More »

Burdigala Series: Saint-Estèphe – strong wines, big heart

For our second to last installment in our series dedicated to the producers participating in New York’s first ever Bordeaux tasting and dinner event, BurdiGala, we are traveling to the  the Haut Medocian appellation of Saint-Estèphe. Saint-Estèphe – strong wines, big heart Representing 7.5% of the Medoc vineyard, the appellation of Saint-Estèphe is a land of fertile wines but one where the vines like to suffer. Over the ... Read More »

5% Discount for 48 Hours on Bordeaux 2010 Wine Spectator’s High Scores

Chateau Pichon Baron 2010 Solidly built, with a roasted edge to the steeped fig, blackberry and black currant flavors, quickly followed by brambly tannins and notes of bay leaf and espresso. Stays dark and tarry through the finish, with superb drive and verve. Best from 2017 through 2030. – JM Chateau Lynch-Bages 2010 Roasted cedar, tobacco and bay leaf notes ... Read More »

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