Month: January 2007

Tonight’s Bordeaux bottle

Château Bel-Air Pomerol 1996. Uwe, we found no info on the Internet about this gorgeous wine. Lovely round taste with a berry sometin’ sometin’… What have you to say about the Bel-Air?

Chateau Branaire Saint-Julien 1997

Tonight’s Bordeaux Selection: CHATEAU BRANAIRE DUCRU 1997, SAINT JULIEN AOC, BORDEAUX, FRANCE Fourth Classified Growth in 1855. 70% CABERNET SAUVIGNON -22% MERLOT – 5% CABERNET FRANC – 3% PETIT VERDOT A gorgeous wine! Our favorite of the Bordeaux so far. I found this description from…

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte

Tonights wine: Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Rouge 1999 50% cabernet sauvignon, 35% merlot, 15% cabernet franc «Epices, violette, cassis, nez riche et prenant, bouche dense, tapissée de tanins moelleux. Vin tendre mais avec de la réserve.» (Fédération Nationale des Cavistes Indépendants) «Le nez est un…

Chateau Monbrison

Tonights wine: Château Monbrison 1998, Cru Burgeois, Margaux, rouge Number two of the gifted Bordeaux bottles. Its a ’98 bottle, slightly corked, but lovely berry taste still. Grapes: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot «Malgré une petite baisse au début…

Chateau Berliquet

Château Monbrison 1998, Cru Burgeois, Margaux, rouge First bottle in a series of fine Bordeaux wines generously donated to Bundlebit B&B 🙂 A 2001 Chateau Berliquet (Saint Emilion Grand Cru) with a beautiful nose, is surprisingly smooth to drink. Nice! Grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet…