Posts tagged Bordeaux

Les Hauts de Bellevue Red And White, Bordeaux, France

Stéphanie Dolet is everything you would expect from a French wine merchant. She heads up the Export department at France's largest organic wine producer, Vignobles Raymond. Her boss Lionel Raymond converted his 321 acre estate to Organic and is now out to show the world what the organic effect is on Bordeaux wines and has put that task in the hands of a coquette-ish and effervescent sales professional. Effortlessly sophisticated and approachably elegant describe the wine and its ambassador.   Starting Read more [...]

Baron Philippe de Rothschild Mouton Cadet Bordeaux 2007, Bordeaux, France

Mouton Cadet has become a trusted brand to millions of wine drinkers and franco-files around the globe. The best known name in Bordeaux evokes timeless quality and an affordable piece of old world nobility. Made of the three noble grapes of the area Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot you can expect each and every bottle to taste uniformly accurate to the iconic Mouton Cadet formula. The taste is soil forward with muted fruit and a semi full body. Many French 2007s show concentrated fruit Read more [...]

Chateau Montaiguillon 2006, Montagne Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France

The Montagne Saint Emilion wine region in Bordeaux is an interesting wine region – cobbled northeast of Saint Emilion, the higher terrain is more amenable to Merlots and Cabernet Franc than Cabernet Sauvignon grapes that are more likely to grow in the better known Saint Emilion. The result of the particular terroir is wine that is usually less tannic and almost certainly less accented on bright fruit. I opened up a 375ml demi-bouteuille with a beautiful roast beef that my local grocer was pretty Read more [...]
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