Tag Archives: Bordeaux

2009 Pontet Canet – The Perfect one?

Wine: 2009 Pontet Canet Region: France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac Viticulture: 100% bio-dynamic farming Grape Varietals: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. Glass: Riedel Bordeaux, Sommelier Tasting Note: Alcohol :: 14% Opened for 60mins, decanted for another … Continue reading

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1996 Chateau Margaux

1996 is a great year in Bordeaux, to be precise, a great year for the left bank. The quality of the Cabernet Sauvignon is superlative. However, this also means the wines are meant for long haul as tannic, backward and … Continue reading

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The magnificent 1970 Trotanoy

1970 Chateau Trotanoy  (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol) Under the exceptional leadership of Moueix family (owner of Chateau Petrus and several top Chateaus in Pomerol), Trotanoy has become one of the greatest estates in Pomerol. I am never disappointed by the consistent … Continue reading

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Chateau Montrose vertical tasting with Nicolas Glumineau

Chateau Montrose – Line Up Chateau Montrose – Line Up Bordeaux is in south west of France and divided into left and right bank by Gironde river. Right bank has lots of clay in the soil so mainly planted with … Continue reading

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Bord to cheer the Bored night (20110216)

A bored, thirsty night so I decided to pull the cork of the only one Bordeaux in half to cheer myself. 2004 in Bordeaux is classic, which sandwiched between the great, legendary vintage – 2003 & 2005. Therefore, Bordeaux from … Continue reading

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2006 Bordeaux Masterclass (20101210)

Every year, Mr. CH’NG Poh Tiong (PT) will organize and host a Bordeaux Masterclass. In 2010, 2006 Vintage will be served in the masterclass. Mr. PT is the publisher of The Wine Review, the oldest wine magazine in South East … Continue reading

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