Posts Tagged ‘Raymond Lafon’

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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Chateau Raymond Lafon: the connoisseur’s Sauternes

When I think of wines from Bordeaux that are actually underpriced, not many come to mind these days, but one is Chateau Raymond Lafon, made from grapes grown among the choicest spots in the appellation. But five years old when the 1855 classification took place, it was not included. Which means, roughly, if you want […]


Figeac, Raymond Lafon, Kirwan and Branaire Ducru: early September 2010

Figeac (2003, 2001, 2000) / Raymond Lafon (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001) / Kirwan (2009, 2008, 2007, 2001) / Branaire Ducru (2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001, 1998) Visit to Chateau Figeac in St Emilion My early September 2010 Bordeaux tour continues in early September with a morning visit to Chateau Figeac, one of my […]