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Saturday, June 21 A medal for moi! After a busy day Tasting Bordeaux wine , it was time to dress for a dinner. I was not told where we were going. All I knew was, wear a suit and tie and be ready. Before the trip, a good friend of mine demanded I send a […]
An amazing day in Pomerol Friday, June 20 The day started at La Conseillante with Jean-Michel Laporte for a look at the three current vintages and a taste of the second Bordeaux wine of La Conseillante, Duo, produced for the first time in 2007. It was interesting comparing 2006 La Conseillante with 2005. 2005 is […]
Clos Fourtet, Clos St. Martin, Troplong Mondot and L’Ami Louis in Bordeaux! Thursday June 19 This morning is a picture perfect day in the vineyards. The sun is shining and it is already hot at 9 in the morning. Tomorrow, and the next day it is going to get even better. What could be better right […]
Wine Tasting at Chateau Latour, Chateau Mouton and Valandraud
Tuesday June 17, 2008 Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste, Chateau Palmer, Chateau Cos d’Estournel for Oysters with Sauternes at the home of Jean Guilllaume Prats It’s cool and rainy for June. Flowering is uneven. In some places this process is taking place later than growers would prefer. But for most vintners it is almost complete. This […]
Monday, June 16, 2008 I got Lynched, lunched at Ducru and tasted at Margaux & Pichon Baron It’s been cool and rainy for June. Flowering is uneven in some places and is taking place later than growers would prefer. This does not mean quality cannot be great. Far from it. An imperfect fruit set will […]