Posts Tagged ‘Margaux’


Holiday wine and food fireworks at Ripple in Washington D.C.

By Panos Kakaviatos Each year, I am lucky enough to be invited to a special post holiday dinner with fellow wine lovers from the Washington D.C. area. We each bring superb wines. This holiday dinner - in January 2014 – was no exception. Below the notes to the dinner, as published previously on Cellar Tracker.   BORDEAUX MATTERS, ALONG WITH BURGUNDY AND […]

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Margaux 2012: overall rather good, with one “super star” (updated)

By Panos Kakaviatos in July, 2013 Last month, I visited Chateau Palmer to verify my very positive impression of that estate in the 2012 barrel sample – video, further down. But I also visited Chateau Margaux, which I did not visit in April. Accounting for stylistic differences, I found Palmer to be more successful than […]

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Thomas Duroux of Château Palmer on the 2011 vintage

Château Palmer did a very fine job with the 2011 vintage, and the second wine, Alter Ego, was also quite good. In this video, director Thomas Duroux, explains the challenges of the harvest and the vintage.

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