And then… there was Magic

As I mentioned in last night’s post Back to the Futures Again the Bordeaux en Primeur campaign featuring the 2014 vintage is underway. And today I was fortunate enough to enjoy not only the tastings hosted by the Union des Grands Crus but also to enjoy a couple of private visits at some of Bordeaux’ best estates.

IMG_1795My day actually began with a trip out to my office and a little bit of studying at work. Ah the joys of coordinating navigation when you don’t have a car. Oh. well. But the adventure really started with an amazing lunch at Chateau Léoville Poyferré. Continue reading

Taking advantage of a rare day off (Part 2)

After a lovely morning at Chateau Lascombes and lunch at a brasserie on the quay in Pauillac, we continued with our wine adventures with a stop at the Second Growth Chateau Cos d’Estournel. And I will be perfectly honest to say this was by far my favorite visit of the day.


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