Bouchard has some of the best vineyard holdings in all of Burgundy, but the microplot called La Cabotte may be the négociant's very best.
Named for a former owner, General Charles Palmer, this historic grand cru estate in Margaux is now managed by Thomas Duroux, who was formerly with Tenuta dell’Ornellaia in Tuscany.
We suspect that when Robert Louis Stevenson wrote, “Wine is bottled poetry,” there was a half-full bottle of Petrus on his desk.
This fifth-growth estate in Pauillac, located across the road from Château Mouton Rothschild, should certainly be represented in any well-stocked cellar.
Like other offerings from Pomerol, this refined vintage from Château Providence will age gracefully for three decades or longer.
Perhaps the only wines from Pauillac that can surpass the reds from the first-growth estate, which dates to 1525, are its whites.
Comprised of 62 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 31 percent Merlot, and 7 percent Petit Verdot, this classic Médoc is aged in new barrels for 18 months to create a captivating profile dominated by blac
In 1784, when ordering a supply of Margaux for his cellar, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “There cannot be a better bottle of Bordeaux.” Anyone fortunate enough to acquire a case of the 2007 vintage will
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Tasting notes: A blend of equal parts chardonnay and pinot noir, the 1998 Cuvée R.
Tasting notes: Mingled notes of cherry, raspberry, and strawberry with remarkable length and finesse.
Tasting notes: Clean, crisp, precise, and unbelievably elegant, with soft notes of lemon and piquant brine and minerality.
Tasting notes: A classic, it's dense and packed with mineral and spice and delivers concentrated peach and stone fruit.
Tasting notes: As might be expected, Cheval Blanc outperforms, exhibiting a heady nose of lush black fruit and spice followed by complex notes of cocoa, vanilla and berry on the palate.
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Tasting notes: Huge, concentrated, and blessed with a vault-like structure, this gorgeous wine should continue to develop for the next decade or more.
Tasting notes: Intense and creamy, the Pierre Morey 2006 Meursault Perrières Premier Cru is a gorgeous wine that shows sweet oak, racy fruit, almonds, and spice, and glides slowly on a lingering f
Tasting notes: The Château de Tracy 2005 Pouilly-Fumé Haute Densité is a masterfully delineated rendition of sauvignon blanc—silky smooth, with juicy citrus, bright acidity, structured minerality,
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Tasting notes: Ripe, dense, creamy, toasty, and amazingly supple, this vintage will only improve with age.
Tasting notes: Powerful and silky with exquisite black cherry, this wine possesses power and extreme elegance.
Tasting notes: An exercise in subtlety, with lovely ripeness, firm acidity, great length, and rich floral notes.