Tag Archives: Saint-Julien

Chateau Branaire-Ducru

The Fine Wine Source did something to The Wine Raconteur and The Wine Raconteur, Jr. that I have never encountered before.  We had tastings from two classified growths from the Commune of Saint-Julien, and to me this is rare, because … Continue reading

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Chateau Langoa Barton 2009

It was indeed a pleasure doing a tasting with The Wine Raconteur, Jr. with me at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  My Bride and I have been members of the wine club there, and now so have our … Continue reading

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Beychevelle and Lynch-Bages

Once again, the Gods smiled upon me, when I wandered into my local wine shop the Fine Wine Source and they included me, in their private wine tasting for the store and in anticipation of opening up their restaurant in … Continue reading

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Chateau du Glana Saint-Julien

I guess I have stretched my Birthday celebration as long as possible, because we went out to formally make a date-night of it.  I think that I am worse than a little kid at times, but actually, it is my … Continue reading

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The Fox & Hounds

Years ago, when I first went to the Fox & Hounds it was considered out in the boondocks from where I grew up.  From Detroit it was almost in Pontiac, as this restaurant was located in Bloomfield Hills and it … Continue reading

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Saint-Julien

We come to the final entry on the great Communes of the Medoc, in the Bordeaux region. Saint-Julien has eleven classified chateaus in the confines of its borders.   These wines are known for their softness and suppleness.   They are also … Continue reading

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