Bordeaux

Discover Sauternes: Château de Fargues

Discover Sauternes: Château de Fargues

    I remember the very first time that I had Sauternes. It was at a Bordeaux tasting by Atlantic Wines, Inc. at the Alliance Française Atlanta. I was hooked to this luxurious sweeter side of Bordeaux instantly. So when I learned of this event presented by the Southeastern Sommelier Society featuring exclusively Saturnais wines, I could(…)

Château d’Armailhac- Grand Cru Classé (Pauillac)

Château d’Armailhac- Grand Cru Classé (Pauillac)

It’s a special (and VERY rare) treat for me to have a Bordeaux Grand Cru Classé, especially from Pauillac; hence the reason I like going to tasting events so I can try other people’s bottles. Lol! I had the Château d´Armailhac for the first time recently with some friends for my birthday, and it was gorgeous!(…)

An Impromptu Tasting

An Impromptu Tasting

          So I’m at Total Wine looking for an earthy French white. I ask an employee for a recommendation and after some friendly chatter about wines, he says, “We happen to have a couple of bottles open. Would you like to try?”. “Well what kind of wines exactly?” was my question. “Nuits St.(…)