Posted on November 15th, 2008 1 Comment
According to the label it offers “Rondeur onctuosité maturité avec la finesse des grands Bordeaux” – roundness, consistency and maturity with with the finesse of the great Bordeaux. Bold statement. Will it hold up?
Posted on October 21st, 2008 8 Comments
Fifth video tasting. This time, the Chateau Jouclary Cuvée Tradition 2005 from Cabardes, available from Bubble Brothers in Cork.
Posted on October 11th, 2008 No Comments yet
Introduction to the Thomas Barton Réserve range, six wines from the legendary Irish winemaking dynasty.
Posted on September 4th, 2008 No Comments yet
Saved in Wine
Monday night’s venue was the The Residence Private Members Club, 41 St. Stephen’s Green. The event? Berry Brothers hosting a tasting of wine from around Bordeaux. En Primeur: what is deeze? The fermented juice picked in 2007 is still in the barrels in the dark cool cellars of Bordeaux and won’t be ready for bottling [...]
Posted on August 19th, 2008 2 Comments
A rich and opulent Bordeaux style red from Simonsberg in Stellenbosch, South Africa
Posted on August 12th, 2008 4 Comments
Overpriced, overhyped or are these icon wines so well made that they’re worth it? I’ve no idea, but it was great fun tasting them
Posted on May 14th, 2008 1 Comment
Posted on May 10th, 2008 1 Comment
A quickie from Cahors, tasted a couple of months ago, but only writing up now.