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Wine of the Week 1961 Chateau Beychevelle Saint Julien

It is not often most of us get to taste old wines. As they approach 60 years of age, it’s close to impossible. But these older treasures allow us to consider how the younger vintages from similar vintages can age.

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2016 Bordeaux Wine Buying Guide Top 600 Wines Tasting Notes, Ratings

2016 Bordeaux clearly belongs on the best vintage list for any Bordeaux wine lover. But there are hits and misses here, along with several high points. The wines are stylish, age worthy and will age and evolve for decades. But there are vineyards and appellations that did better than others.

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Wine of the Week 1999 Chateau Palmer, Margaux

1999 Chateau Palmer is the wine of the week. Perfectly mature, this is pure, silk, with beautiful, elegantly textured fruit, freshness and complexity.

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Wine of the Week 2013 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc

Domaine de Chevalier combines purity of fruit, rock and mineral character with loads of sweet, juicy, fresh, just squeezed citrus fruits and an almost unequaled ability to age and evolve for decades.

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Wine of the Week 2007 Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape

There is a lot to like with 2007 Beaucastel. It’s complex, earthy, spicy and sensuous, with ripe fruit that tastes ad feels great. Plus, it’s ready to drink!

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2016 Sauternes Barsac Report with Tasting Notes, Ratings, Harvest News

While not at the same level of the more, recent, exalted vintages for the sweet, wine of Bordeaux, there are several good wines with looking at in 2016.

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