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Old Vintage Red Wines of Bordeaux

old vintage red wines bordeaux

We’ve all been in the situation before. A dusty, ancient bottle of Bordeaux is brought out by the sommelier or served by a friend at a holiday feast. Its label, which has gradually faded and began to peel off its glass canvas, elicits shock and reverence from our dinner companions. We scan for logo, producer name, cru classification and vintage to know just ... Read More »

The Remarkable R.D. 2002 from Maison Bollinger

From the moment that Athanase de Villermont recognized the great potential of his family estate, the prestigious Maison Bollinger has been synonymous with excellence in Champagne. In 1967, Madame Bollinger introduced a special innovation to the prestigious Maison, and thus the Bollinger R.D. cuvee was born. A truly spectacular Champagne and James Bond’s personal favorite, this “recently disgorged” cuvee never ceases to impress with its unparalleled freshness and ... Read More »

Chateau Troplong Mondot: A Saint Emilion Gem

Chateau Troplong Mondot

A prime plot perched 106 meters above Saint-Emilion Chateau Troplong Mondot, Premier Grand Cru Classé B, is one of the true gems of the region, particularly of the greater Right Bank. Easily recognizable for its elegant building overlooking the village of Saint-Emilion, the Chateau is strategically located on a prime plot on the “Mondot” hill.  On this plot located 106 meters ... Read More »