18 Oct Bordeaux Tasting Sunday 10/21
Sunday, October 21
1 to 4pm
At the Bar
Taste two awesome drink-now Bordeaux, including a stunner from the 2012 vintage that we think is drinking soooo well right now!
2015 Chateau de France Blanc, Pessac-Leognan
On Sale $26.99
…2015 Château de Franc Blanc is certainly well worth tasting and shows the strength of the whites from the Graves region in 2015. This ripe, caramelized, citrus and grapefruit scented beauty boasts lots of minerality, a ripe, concentrated texture, good acidity, and a clean finish. I’d happily drink bottles over the coming 3-4 years, and wouldn’t be surprised to see it keep longer.
92 Points, Jeb Dunnuck
This one is made by Made by Canon La Gaffeliere’s Stephan von Neipperg AND is drinking exceptionally well! Don’t miss out!
2012 Chateau Soleil “Le Rival,” Lussac-Saint-Emilion AOP
On Sale $29.99 (next lowest price online is $53.99!!)
The 2012 Rival is super-expressive and attractive today. Scents of rose petal, mint and sweet red cherries are alluring, while beams of supporting acidity and minerality give the wine much of its energy. Stephan von Neipperg proves he also has the magic touch here, in Lussac Saint-Emilion, where he is making absolutely delicious wines.
91 points, Antonio Galloni