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Margaux 2010: ripe fruit and complexity

2010 was a splendid vintage in Margaux with its Cabernet Sauvignons reaching perfect ripeness. Margaux’s gravel soils did not fail to deliver her famous elegance and femininity. The vintage is marked by ripe fruits, complex flavors and great aging potential. Two of our favourite 2010’s from Margaux are the classic Chateau Margaux and also Chateau le Tour de Mons. Chateaux ... 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 »

Chateau Lynch-Bages: a classic Pauillac

Dating back to the mid-18th century, Chateau Lynch-Bages is named after its former owners, the Irish Lynch family. The Chateau once more began to produce wines of superior quality after it was purchased in 1938 by Jean-Charles Cazes, a former baker and pioneer winemaker. Located in the Haut-Medoc appellation of Pauillac, Chateau Lynch-Bages is known today for its structured and ... Read More »