Archive | Bordeaux

Review: 2010 Chateau De Sours Red Wine

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.chateaudesours.com/ Price: $15 Chateau De Sours is a winery that’s located to the southwest of Libourne and Pomerol – facing towards St. Emilion – and has been producing wine for over 200 years. To say they have a long pedigree in making quality wines hardly scratches the surface. On the nose: […]

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2010 Chateau De Goelane Bordeaux Supérieur- Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: www.chateau-goelane.com I’ve had the opportunity over the past several years to taste through quite a number of French wines and am delighted to see the Bordeaux region making strides in its quality-to-price ratio. This gem comes to us at a very reasonable price of $13 and would make  a nice supplement […]

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2003 Château Simard Bordeaux – Review

By Duane Pemberton Price: $22 Not too many people get the chance to try slightly older vintages of Bordeaux and that’s unfortunate as the wines from that region of France tend to age very gracefully and pair extremely well with food. No, they don’t tend to be fruit-bombs and yes you may have to adjust […]

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2007 Chateau Sainte Marie Reserve Bordeaux

By Duane Pemberton For me, it’s always a good time to enjoy a hearty red – especially one that’s well made and even better if it’s priced appropriately. While many of us look to regions like Spain, Portugal, Argentina and Chile for good values, France has been “listening” to the market as well and thankfully […]

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2005 Bordeaux – 4-way Shootout

There’s a huge following of the 2005 vintage for Bordeaux wines – the likes of which hasn’t been seen in quite a long time. There are literally opportunists out there who are snatching up the 2005 vintage for the sole purpose of banking on the fact the value of wines from this year will rise […]

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2005 Chateau Lagarosse

As a part of my ongoing effort to get folks here in the northwest – and everywhere – to expand their pallets, you’ll see me review wines like this one. It’s a 2005 Chateau Lagarosse (shah toh lah growss) from the Bordeaux region in France. In case you’ve been living under a rock or are […]

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