Posts tagged "Margaux"
2003 Faceoff:  Brunello vs. Bordeaux

2003 Faceoff: Brunello vs. Bordeaux

We opened a couple of nice wines from the 2003 vintage with some friends this past weekend.  2003 was characterized by very high temperatures throughout Europe so the growing season tended to yield very opulent wines with very deep ripe fruit and high alcohol levels.  It was generally considered to be a very good vintage...
Five Decades of Bordeaux

Five Decades of Bordeaux

Since I don’t have any wine news to write about today, I am going to recap a great Bordeaux wine dinner I had the pleasure of attending in March.  It was a retrospective of five decades of Bordeaux reds, organized by Justin Christoph of Manhattan Wine Company.  Justin is a great host with a wealth...