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Bordeaux, Château Malartic Lagravière, Grand Cru Classé, Graves, Pessac-Léognan AC, France, 2010, 14.5% abv, C$100

I often find the names of Bordeaux wineries to be, well, kind of unusual.  This one is no exception.  After a little digging, I learned it started off as Domaine de Lagravière and in the late 1700s was owned by … Continue reading

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Grand Cru Classé de Graves, Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux, France, 2011, 13.5% abv, C$65

Today I learned I passed the French Wine Scholar course, so it is logical to celebrate with a French wine, mais bien sûr!  I opened the 2009 version a while back, but friends brought this 2011 over to share. A Sauvignon Blanc … Continue reading

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