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If you’re seeking the wine to open to spark conversation or friendly argument, try Chateau Pavie. You might not even have to open a bottle. Just bring up the wines being produced by Gerard Perse to a traditionalist taster and watch them turn as red as wine you have open.
All the Neipperg Bordeaux wine estates practice sustainable viticulture and take a biodynamic approach. They never use herbicides, pesticides, or insecticides preferring a natural approach to vineyard management.
Starting with the 2006 vintage, with the help of Stephane Derenoncourt, this property started making good Bordeaux wine and selling it at prices everyone can afford making them one of the best value wine producers in Bordeaux.
If you have never heard of Vitovska, you may be forgiven. Vitovska remains an obscure phenomenon even inside Italy. Forty hectares divided in tiny plots between thirty or so producers – what’s the fuss?
Meatloaf can pair well with complex wines, but it also works with young, ripe, fresh wines as well. Which is why we chose to pair it with a beautiful 2005 from the Bordeaux appellation of Cotes de Castillon.
After Phillippe Dhalluin made the wine of the vintage in 2006, he was given more control to lower yields, production and to make improvements in the cellars and wine making facilities. The effects of these changes are clearly tasted in the wines of Mouton Rothschild as well.
Older Bordeaux wines are time machines. They are bottled history. Tasting older vintages of Bordeaux wine allows you to be instantly transported back in time. Opening these older wines is an honor. Not many bottles remain and the truth is, most wines that are 50 or 60 years old have not fared well.