Complete overview of the best 2013 Bordeaux wines with comments on the campaign and tasting notes for hundreds of wines from every appellation and price point.
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2012 Chateauneuf du Pape wines are lush, forward, open, elegant, silky and stylish. They deserve to be tasted and enjoyed while waiting for some of the more recent big vintages to come around.
The warm jolt of heat and sunshine from September 1 seems to be continuing. September 2, Chateau d’Yquem began harvesting the grapes for their dry, white wine, Y. Several growers in Pessac Leognan are picking this week as well.
With the 2014 Bordeaux harvest set to kick into high gear, Alain Vautheir, best known as the owner of Chateau Ausone, along with Pauline Vauthier added to their portfolio of St. Emilion chateaux with the addition of Chateau La Clotte.
Jacques Boissenot is the most famous consultant in the Medoc you never heard of. Working with over 100 of the very top Bordeaux chateaux,including 4 First Growth estates, he preferred to remain in the background.
International Cabernet Sauvignon Day 2014 looks at Napa Valley wine in support of the earthquake ravaged community Californina wine making community.
2011 Chateauneuf du Pape wines are approachable young. Yet the best wines, some of which are the special cuvees has the ability to age and develop additional complexities and nuances.
To say 2014 is a challenging vintage for growers in the Napa Valley is a bit of an understatement. Previously the region was plagued by drought and fires. If that wasn’t bad enough, residents of the Napa Valley experienced the biggest earth quake in 25 years!