Archive for the ‘Bordeaux’ Category

Cru Bourgeois! Chateau Saint-Saturnin 2000 Médoc

Saturday, February 17th, 2018 Posted in Bordeaux, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Cheap and Red, France, Malbec, Merlot, Petite Verdot | No Comments »

I bought six bottles of this 2000 Medoc for $9.99 each last year. Now I wish I bought a lot more! This isn't a grand cru, it is a garagiste really. I can't find much about it online, but what I ...

Lowball Bordeaux Grand Cru: 2004 Chateau Lusseau Saint-Emilion

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 Posted in Bordeaux, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cheap and Red, France, Merlot | No Comments »

Like most folks, my buying habits have changed over the past decade. I can't recall the last time I bought a bottle of wine in a store. I do most of my buying online these days. Most of my household ...

Chateau de Rolland 1999 Sauternes

Sunday, May 11th, 2008 Posted in Bordeaux, France, Not Red, Odds, Ends & Blends | No Comments »

Almost twenty years ago when I was still in abject lust with Mrs. Barbarian (and she with me) she & I flew to the East Coast to spend some time with my parents. They were living in Manhattan, as my ...