Chateau Meillac 2011

I taste a lot of Bordeaux and I think this wine is a particularly good find for its price.  It’s a blend of 85% merlot and 12% cabernet franc, with some cabernet sauvignon filling it out (3%) from the region of Fronsac to the west of Pomerol.  It has attractive aromatics of blackcurrant, leather andContinue reading “Chateau Meillac 2011”

Chateau Labatut 2009

Regrettably, given my passion for the wines of Bordeaux, cheap Bordeaux wine can from time to time in my opinion and experience provide some very poor drinking.  This particular wine is an example. A blend of 40% cabernet franc, 35% merlot and 25% cabernet sauvignon it hails from the stunning 2009 vintage, yet it failsContinue reading “Chateau Labatut 2009”