• Sociando-Mallet: Old & New

    … bottle, which was a few years ago now. The palate is savoury, medium-bodied, with a tense structure of dry but largely resolved tannin and firm acidity, with fading rocks-and-stone fruit substance draped over the top. A little twist of coffee here reflects the wine’s evolution, and there are some slightly bitter edges to it. Overall this is cool…

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  • Wine of the Week: 2005 Château Labégorce-Zédé

    … “If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” ― E.B. White I'm truly torn, each time I’m considering a wine[s] for purchase, it’s viewed…

    Bill Eyer/ Cuvée Corner Wine Blog - 1 readers -
  • The Best of Bordeaux

    … catwalk, to produce wines that are approachable at a much younger age than most from this region. Heading back south to the commune of Saint-Julien, we had the great fortune of being hosted by Bruno Borie, owner of the Ducru Beaucaillou estate, another leading second growth Chateau of the Medoc. We first took a stroll through the property…

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