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Archive for the " Bordeaux Wine travels, tasting notes & adventures 2008 " Category

2010 Pomerol Bordeaux Wine Guide Reviews Tastings Notes

 2010 Pomerol Bordeaux Wine Guide  with Reviews,  Tastings Notes and ratings for in barrel tasting of the 2010 Bordeaux vintage. 2010 Bon Pasteur This is the home estate of Michel Rolland.  The Bordeaux wine opens with black cherry, coffee, black raspberry and 5 spice aromas which lead the way to a round, soft, sw [...]

Bordeaux wine causes a Grave Situation in Pessac Leognan

A Grave Situation in Pessac Leognan indeed… Monday, July 7 I've been to Bordeaux numerous times. But for some unknown reason, I have not spent much time in Pessac Leognan or Graves. After spending a full day in Pessac Leognan, I realized I truly need to spend more time here. Graves is not far from the city of Bord [...]

Prieure Lichine Dinner followed with Trial by the Grand Jury European

Thursday July 3 One of the Besse days yet and dinner at Prieure Lichine The rainy afternoon started off with lunch in the city with Ferdinand Mahler Besse before court was in session.  A grand jury european trial was being held to taste the 2005 Bordeaux vintage. The first Grand Jury European tasting got off to a li [...]

Bordeaux Wine tasting in the Medoc and a nice Surprise!

A return to Bordeaux and a nice surprise Wednesday July 2 After a few fun, hot days in Chateauneuf, I made it back to Bordeaux to blind taste the already legendary 2005 vintage. Today was an easy schedule. Coffee, a simple lunch and a light dinner in the Medoc. Of course that is if your idea of simple is lunch at Pichon [...]

La Clotte St. Emilion Home of Troglodytes, followed by belching beef!

La Clotte St. Emilion, Home of the Troglodytes and belching beef!  Friday June 27 If you want the most out of your visits to any wine country, you really need to get to know the people living there and check out places and wines that are new to you. It is fun visiting the big, famous names, and it is imperative to see [...]

What's wrong with liking Missionary at La Mission Haut Brion?

  I’m on a Mission, or is that at La Mission Haut Brion?  What's wrong with liking missionary at La Mission Haut Brion?  Thursday June 26 As it was approaching noon, lunch was calling me name. Francois Mauss is my guest today for lunch at La Mission.  Francois is always fun. As he knows everyone, for me, it wa [...]

Rauzan Segla Visit, Lunch at Leoville Las Cases and more Bordeaux wine

The longest Bordeaux wine lunch, the name is Meatloaf and a Rauzan Segla Visit Wednesday June 25 Any lunch in Bordeaux is a great invitation. However, one of the most coveted invites is to spend the day having lunch at Leoville Las Cases with Jean-Hubert Delon. Please note, I chose my words carefully when I said spe [...]