One of the great pleasures of the wine world is drinking an aged Bordeaux. It is the main reason people have kept cellars full of “claret” waiting impatiently for them to develop all the nuances and gentle subtleties that only a mature Bordeaux can provide. We do as many back orders of “library releases” that we can in order to provide people without a cellar the opportunity of tasting one of these beauties. The Vieux Robin, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot, from the classic 2009 vintage is just now entering its drinking window and can be enjoyed with a couple of hours of air time or cellared for a further 3-5 years.
2017 Chateau Sainte-Marie”Vieilles Vignes” Bordeaux Superieur. A blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from a family owned vineyard where the fruit is harvested by hand and aged in French oak for 12 months. A beautifully supple and flavourful red that is usually $26 – a STEAL at $21 while quantities last
2019 Obsidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon. While it’s hard to claim that a wine that costs $64 is a steal, this high altitude all estate fruit Mayacamas Cabernet is our favourite Cab under $100 in the store right now, so that says something. Big, bold and deep, this small production beauty IS a STEAL, even at…