Posts tagged "Les Ormes de Pez"
Affordable Older Bordeaux:  Part One

Affordable Older Bordeaux: Part One

Affordable and Bordeaux are words which are rarely seen together.  With first growths, super seconds, and right bank darling’s prices climbing higher and higher with each “vintage of the century,” it leaves one to wonder if they can afford a decent bottle of Bordeaux at all? With that in mind, I set out to look...
Bordeaux & South Africa.  What do they have in common?

Bordeaux & South Africa. What do they have in common?

Fall is here, and for me it has reignited a taste for Bordeaux.  I have had this 2001 Les Ormes de Pez slumbering in my cellar for a while and thought it would be a good time to crack it open.  2001 was not a legendary vintage, but it is considered to be a very...