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Chateau d’Yquem Tasting Through the Ages 1937 – 2009

There is a lot to see at the Yquem starting with the famous wine cellar and its incredible array of old bottles, collecting dust and character. Vintages from the 1800’s, when America was in the middle of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln was president are there along with even older wines! It’s an incredible site to see.

Mouton Rothschild through the ages, 1955, 1961, 1962, 1982, 1986, 1996

Having tasted a fair number of famous wines over the years, many of these exalted bottles have long since slipped into senility. But at their best, they offer a handful of lucky collector’s more than bottled history.

Chateau Latour 5 Decades in Pauillac, 1962 – 2002

In today’s fast paced world, where consumers want everything now, wines demanding decades until they mature are anachronistic. However, that is what it takes to experience Chateau Latour at its best with its marriage of complexity, elegance and power.

Troplong Mondot Yesterday and Today 3 Decades of Wine Tasted

An in-depth look at Troplong Mondot and their wines covering 1989 to 2010 along with a look at the changes at Troplong Mondot over the years in their wines, vineyard and cellars

Chateau d’Issan Wine Tasting with Emmanuel Cruse, Marie Helene Dussech

Chateau d'Issan vertical tasting from 2000 to today with Emmanuel Cruse shows the continued level of quality improvement at Chateau d'Issan. Tasting notes, ratings and updates the estate.

Haut Marbuzet St. Estephe, Henri Duboscq

It was said that the previous owner, Herve Duboscq at times described Bordeaux wines by comparing them to different female body parts. He was considered by many people to be quite a character!

Pichon Baron, Exciting, Power and Elegance in Pauillac

Pichon Baron produces rich, full bodied, spicy, concentrated, character filled, elegant Bordeaux wine. In the top vintages the wines age and improve for decades. While prices have risen, so has the quality.

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