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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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2009 Domaine Rossignol Trapet Chambertin Grand Cru

The vineyards of Domaine Rossignol Trapet used to be treated with chemical and fertilizers in 70s & 80s which affected the health of the soil then the vines. In order to restore the health of the vineyards, Nicolas & David … Continue reading

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2009 Domaine G. Roumier / Christophe Roumier Morey St. Denis 1er Cru Clos de La Bussière

We don’t make Pinot Noir, we make wines from terroir which expresses itself through Pinot Noir Chambolle Musigny probably produces the most seductive, elegant wines in Burgundy and Domaine Georges Roumier is no doubt the most reliable / best producer … 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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Theme: Nothing but CDP’s Prestige Cuvee

Theme : Special Cuvee CDPs. A tribute to Rhone’s God, Mr. A. After our Rhone dinner early this year, we continue with a CDP dinner which the line up is even more superior. 2000 Secret de Sabon was the WOTN … 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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