I wish I could send you an ounce or two of this huge, very smooth, very serious wonder to try for yourself, I wrote when I discovered Minervois La Livinière at Vinisud.
Seven wine-filled exhibition halls, all free for the sipping, and we discover the four-star Domaine la Croix Chaptal 2003 Cuvée Charles.
We conclude our magical tasting experience in this storied playground of the rich and famous.
Common sense would tell you that you simply can’t drink 50 wines before lunch, but the 2002 vintage Château Robin stands out.
Our first evening at the Cannes wine festival was more than we could have possibly imagined, as we are introduced to Champagne Forget-Brimont, and much more.
The vinous adventure continues on the road to the wine show in Cannes, France, including sampling Palon’s heavenly 2004 Gigondas.
Ambushed into early retirement, I find a new career in my old love for fine wine and good living.
At the beginning of February our new wine contributor makes his debut.