Tag: French Wine

Amoureuses & Chateaubriand…On a Tuesday Night???

This night cloistered inside my home was inspired by and for the love of beauty and refinement in the art of food and wine.  To have Amoureuses, which means “Lovers” in French and Chateaubriand, named after François-René de Chateaubriand, who was considered to be the founder of Romanticism in French literature, made this special meal at

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Pascal Doquet – – My Kind of Brut Rosé!

This grower Champagne is a must try – Finesse, Elegance, Refinement and a long lingering finish that makes you wonder how has one lived without this sumptuous offering.  A wonderful blend of Chardonnay (68%) and Pinot Noir (32%), this delicate yet firm rosé has something to offer every palate under the sun but, you must

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Liquid Meal – CDP Les Callioux 2011 – Blanc

This one is for those who believe liquid meals are not satisfying!!!!   The 2011 Les Callioux is one of my favorite blancs from Chateauneuf-du-Pape as it was 90% of my meal last evening.  This wonder blend consist of 80% Roussanne, 10% Clairette and 10% Grenache Blanc.  The notes of lush tropical fruit are seamlessly

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Château Langoa-Barton & Château Léoville-Barton

On Thursday, January 24th,  I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Mrs. Lilian Barton-Sartorius, daughter of Monsieur Anthony Barton at a wonderful tasting featuring thirteen vintages from Château Langoa-Barton & Château Léoville-Barton.  My favorite wine of the evening was the very seductive and elegant 1996 Château Langoa-Barton.  It was truly a textbook study in terroir and

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Alain Hudelot-Noellat’s, Vosne Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots 2009 – Young Phenom

Ok, this is a repeat of my little splurge this past Monday.  Here it is Wednesday, two days later and wow, my week keeps getting better and better.  Indulging in this bottomless pit of pleasure is the beauty of wine.  Welcome to my world and allow me to introduce you to my second discovery within

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