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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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Chateau Carbonnieux, Grand Cru Classe du Graves, Pessac-Leognan AC, France, 2009, 13% abv, $C60

In October 2012, I got up at 5am to purchase this wine at the local Bordeaux release upon the recommendation of my good friend, Chef Parker. So, who else to enjoy it with at a local Japanese ‘tall food’ restaurant … Continue reading

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