2008 Wine Reviews

December 2008 Wine Reviews

2004 Chateau Labegorce Margaux – As I mentioned last month, I am drinking the 2004’s from Bordeaux now as I continue to cellar my 2000’s and 2005’s.  This wine is …

November 2008 Wine Review

As the holidays quickly approach it’s time to reach into the cellar and pull out those great wines you’ve been saving.  But if you haven’t been building your cellar there …

Four Great Bordeaux

The 1995 vintage in Bordeaux is a benchmark vintage and a classic example of what Bordeaux winemakers can do in a great vintage.  By this I mean that the wines …

September 2008 Wine Review

Wine Reviews August 1, 2008 1983 Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande – 1983 is not known as one of the great vintages in Bordeaux, but there are wonderful wines …

July ’08 Wine Review

Summer’s here and the time is right for… White wine! Now that the weather has heated up it is time to enjoy those cool whites on the patio or deck. …

June 2008 Wine Reviews

2003 Ch.  De France  2003 was the year of the heat wave in France that killed  a lot of people.  The heat made for very dense grapes and thus the …

April 2008 Wine Review

2003 Bel-Air Ortet:  In the quest for a reasonable Bordeaux for under $30 this is a great value.  It is a little light but has a great nose of oak …

February 2008 Wine Review

February 2008 Wine Review ’05 Las Rocas – Spain, Garnach – $18 – Yes, I sometimes venture beyond La Belle Hexagon to try wines from other regions, and this wine …

January 2008 Wine Review

I’ve been enjoying some great wines in the past couple of months and am thrilled to pass on to you the following recommendations. I’ve said many times in this space …