A total of 27 leaders from some of the EU’s major wine companies have gathered in Barcelona for the first edition of The European Committee of Wine Companies (CEEV) “Club of CEOs” meeting to discuss challenges at stake for the European wine trade including climate change and sustainability. See more: https://vino-joy.com/2019/10/14/leading-eu-wine-companies-united-to-tackle-challenges/
2008 was an endurance race lasting a month in some cases.The freshness and concentration shows with an initial attack of acidity followed by great fruit intensity.After a decade in bottle, the autolysis flavors are just behind the scenes providing texture.Copious amounts of caviar from Prunier helped round out the tasting.2008 may be one of theContinue reading “Dom Perignon 2008 and Caviar”
According to Matthieu Bordes, GM of Château Lagrange, 2019 is going to be one for the record books. “At the beginning of the Indian summer, we made the bet to wait before picking some of our great cabernet sauvignon! With 27 degrees during the next 3 days we will reach a very high potential inContinue reading “2019 Château Lagrange one of the most concentrated vintages”
Great to see these wines getting recognition. Balanced flavor and phenolic profiles with great presence of place. Nice writeup from my former colleague Dr. Angus Hughson.