Tag Archives: Pauillac

“Open That Bottle Night”

I am trying to keep abreast of the Wine Lover’s Calendar, and diverging from my usual writing, with the topic of “Open That Bottle Night.” It is the concept of opening a bottle of wine that you have been saving … Continue reading

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Bordeaux and the Red Cross

The noble organization known generically as the Red Cross was aided by some of the greatest chateaus of Bordeaux during the War to End All Wars, also known as World War One.  The human carnage that was rampant during the … Continue reading

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Possession

A passion for possession is what all wine drinkers have.  This is the theme of the Third Monthly Challenge among some of the wine blogs.  All wine lovers wish to possess wines with the thought of amassing a wine cellar … Continue reading

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“Somewhere Beyond the Sea” Chateau Latour 1961

This article was actually published yesterday on a fellow Blogger’s Page “The Winegetter.”  He and his charming wife are off on holidays, and he has asked a group of wine writers to submit a couple of essays on his page … Continue reading

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Vincenzo’s in Louisville, Kentucky

This is a great restaurant that we have eaten at, a couple of times, while we are down visiting.  The owner is very civic minded and is a big supporter of community efforts.  Vincenzo’s is a very elegant restaurant in … Continue reading

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Tannin

I recently received a message from one of my readers asking me, “What is tannin.”  In spite of the classic Lucille Ball episode where she is crushing grapes in her bare feet, this does not really occur.  They have far … Continue reading

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Chateau Croizet-Bages

This was a classified Bordeaux wine that I found in a nightclub when I was in college, and I would periodically keep reordering it.  It was so good and it was affordable even at my wages.   I would take a … Continue reading

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Pauillac

The most famous of the Communes of the Medoc; having three out of five of the Premiers Crus of the 1855 Classification of the Medoc.  In 1973 Chateau Mouton- Rothschild was moved from the top of the Second Growths up … Continue reading

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