It is rare that we come in contact with the old gems of Bordeaux. When we do, the sensation is incomparably pleasing…
In a recent article on Decanter.com, Michael Broadbent details his Top ten Bordeaux wines and evokes the envy of many palates across the globe with his tantalising descriptors about these outstanding vintages from well-known Chateaux.
The top ten wines Broadbent highlights are: Château Lafite-Rothschild 1870, Château Palmer 1961, Château Mouton-Rothschild 1945, Château Haut-Brion 1945, Château d’Yquem 1921, Château Cheval Blanc 1947, Château Climens 1971, Château Kirwan 1865, Château Laville Haut-Brion 1971 and Château Margaux 1961. Click here to read the full article.
Last year Wine Cellar hosted its own sensational taste-off. This was the most ambitious and most highly anticipated tasting of 2013 – six decades of the famous First Growth Bordeaux, Château Mouton Rothschild. The oldest vintage in this line-up was the 1955 Mouton, which showed plush fruit and withstood the test of time in the bottle handsomely. Read more about this tasting here.