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    2001 Troplong Mondot – Bottle Notes

    … 2001 Troplong Mondot – Bottle Notes by Tom Lee on October 7, 2014 The 2001 Troplong Mondot was the winning bottle in the September installment of Pick My Next Bottle. In actuality the Troplong Mondot tied with Cos d’Estournel but yours truly was more excited to try the Troplong Mondot. I promise a Bottle Note on the Cos in the near future…

    1 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

    Pink Bordeaux

    … As summer draws to a close and colder weather approaches, it was a pleasure to sample a pair of Bordelais rosés on a warm Sunday afternoon. Bordeaux gets so much attention for its red wines that it is often easy to overlook the white, pink, and sparkling wines from the region. Here is a quick look at two bottles to try before the sun disappears…

    3 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

    Empty Glasses at Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande

    … and interesting Bordeaux trip from last June. Two glasses with the vineyards of Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande in the back ground and reflected in the empty glass. Not empty for long for this was just before a super introduction to this fine estates red wines. Empty Glasses at Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande Spittoon.biz - A UK Wine Blog - We Spit... So You Can Swallow Related posts: Pavillions Fete du Vin 2014 Stainless Steel Tanks at Chateau La Dominique Bordeaux The Ceiling At Max Bordeaux …

    7 readers - By Andrew Barrow/ Spittoon

    The Case of Wine

    … own mouth, and you can learn wine only with that same instrument. The pen may be mightier than the sword, but it’s no match for the tongue. This entry was posted on October 3, 2014 at 7:00 am and is filed under Bordeaux, California, Chianti, France, Italy, Rhone, Rioja, Sicily, South America, Spain. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. …

    3 readers - By Tom Maresca/ Tom's Wine Line

    Chateau Venus Graves 2011 Lidl

    … of the merlot – cabernet savignon Bordeaux see-saw. I’ll pick up a couple more then put them aside for a year and see if they get better. Related articles Zurdo Carmenere Merlot Reserva 2013 Monos Locos Merlot 2012 Waitrose Southern French Grenache Patriot Merlot 2012 Blossom Hill Winemaker’s Reserve Merlot …

    1 readers - By Erin Mellor/ Golly's Wine Drops

    Wine & Culinary forum: the Primum Familiae Vini tasting

    … Port 2000 Douro, Portugal Ripe, sweet and dense with nice leather and herb complexity. Beginning to develop interesting complexity. Still tannic with direct fruit beginning to turn mellow at the edges. Grippy, fresh and detailed with lots of potential. Warm, spicy and intense. 94/100 …

    4 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

    Chateau Béard La Chapelle, 2008 Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux

    … This beautiful bottle of Bordeaux comes from Saint-Émilion, a French region known for its Merlot-based blends. The focus on Merlot means that Saint-Émilion wines are softer and generally are ready to drink at an earlier age. I was excited when I purchased a duo of this Chateau Béard La Chapelle for $27 each. After all, I was getting a Saint…

    6 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

    Blind Tasting Bordeaux at Bouley!

    … Blind Tasting Bordeaux at Bouley! Blind tasting Bordeaux at Bouley with Matthieu Guyon of Domaines Rollan de By, was just another typical Wednesday afternoon… not! It was absolutely fantastic and it’s about time I talked about some great Bordeaux on this blog! Here we blind tasted not just any Bordeaux, but 2004 Chateau Margaux, and many…

    3 readers - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

    A Bordeaux family of wines

    … Château Léoville Las Cases of Domaines Delon http://www.domaines-delon.com/en/accueil.html Finding recherché in the classicism of a family run wine business is obscured by today’s speculative boardroom market of classified growths, futures and the wheeling of the négociant. When Bordeaux comes to town the connection is by and large a sterile…

    3 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello

    Bordeaux: Time Out

    … for the next few days: September 30th 2014 – St Emilion: Château Canon-la-Gaffelière and Château Angélus (pictured below). October 1st 2014 – Graves and Sauternes: Château Haut-Brion, Château d’Yquem, Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte. October 2nd 2014 – The Médoc: Château Pontet-Canet, Château Pichon-Baron and Château Rauzan-Segla. October 3rd 2014 – Bordeaux…

    1 readers - By WineDR

    Pick My Next Bottle – 2001 Bordeaux

    … picked one bottle over another. Also, let me know if you have any suggestions for the October installment of Pick My Next Bottle. If you enjoyed this post please consider subscribing to Zinfandel Chronicles updates by email. The post Pick My Next Bottle – 2001 Bordeaux appeared first on Zinfandel Chronicles. …

    6 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

    Tales From: Estate 1856, Dry Creek Valley

    … to monitor the progress. 2011 Estate 1856 Bordeaux blend: Retail $38. 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Petit Verdot, 12% Malbec. Great Bordeaux-style nose right out of the bottle with a bit of dark red fruit and just a hint of green pepper. As it opened, there was more black pepper and spice. After 15 minutes we tasted. Wow. Rich and full without being…

    7 readers - By Jeff Kralik/ the drunken cyclist

    Wine of the Week 19 – a superior Bordeaux Supérieur

    … is slightly spicy and cedary with plums and red fruit. The palate is clean and smooth with lovely raspberry and blackcurrant fruit, there is real freshness here from the acidity which gives it a feel of elegance, this is helped by the merest touch of coffee and cedary spice. Smoky tannins dominate the finish at the moment, giving more structure…

    8 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page
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