Austerity and refinement, stern, regal, powerful, graceful, and tannic, this is what great Pauillac is all about. Plus, for a 22 year old, 1855 Classified Growth from a top vintage, the wine is not going to break the either!
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Colgin Cellars, the popular and highly regarded, Napa Valley Winery sold a large portion of their estate to LVMH in a record setting deal.
Patrick Maroteaux was one of the most popular owners in all of Bordeaux. Since he took over Branaire Ducru, the wines have never been better. Patrick left a large footprint in Bordeaux. He will be missed.
Series of dangerous fires burning in Napa Valley and Sonoma County, are causing damage to structures, threatening people and vineyards, forcing evacuations.
2015 is the best vintage since 2010 in Chateauneuf du Pape. The wines offer a beautiful sense of purity, lush, textures and ripeness, without being too much. There are several great wines this year that belong in the cellar of every Southern Rhone Valley, wine lover!
Chateau Troplong Mondot sells for a record setting price to the French Insurance Company, SCOR. The third sale in a week for St. Emilion has people talking, that’s for sure!
2 Grand Cru Classe Vineyards sold in the same week is big news, especially in a region with so few classified vineyards for sale. It’s the fate of the vineyards in future vintages that is going to be very interesting.