First Taste of 2011 in Paris with wines from oenologists Duclos, Pauquet and Toutoundji

Café Salle Pleyel, 16 March 2012 Here are some of my favorites from the 30 or so producers supported by these oenologists attending this press tasting; Château Béard La Chapelle, Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2010; This predominantly Merlot wine is voluptuous and rich with its intense blackcurrant and black cherry fruit, ripe yet keeping the fruit's … Continue reading First Taste of 2011 in Paris with wines from oenologists Duclos, Pauquet and Toutoundji

Hard Graft gets results in Castillon

Château La Roche Pressac, Côtes de Castillon On the 25th January in Le Wine Bar in central Bordeaux hosted a producer tasting and welcomed the young and talented winemaker Chrystelle Lirand, of Château La Roche-Pressac in Côtes de Castillon. Her and her husband bought the estate at the beginning of 2003 and we tasted a … Continue reading Hard Graft gets results in Castillon