Mouton-Rothschild missed out on First Growth status in the 1855 Classification of the Medoc. When did the property get an upgrade?
It took me a nano-second to respond when asked: “Would you like to attend a vertical tasting of Chateau d’Yquem presented by the marketing director, Jean-Phillipe le Moine?”
L’Eglise St Martin Blanquette de Limoux Brut NV, AUD $15
Arrogant Frog is one of the shining success stories of modern wine marketing. And there is more to come from Jean Claude Mas.
The private tasting group that I belong to recently held a tasting of 2015 red Bordeaux.
Stéphane Ogier’s family had been growing grapes in the northern Rhône Valley for seven generations before his father Michel decided to make wine.
Having tasted a lot of rosés lately, it’s impressed me how different most of the southern French styles are from the Australians.
La Grande Tour Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015, Pays D’Oc, NZD $16.95
Château Rieussec Sauternes 2011, France, NZD $87.50
Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Syrah Rosé Pays d’Oc 2016, Languedoc, France AUD $10