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Andy Frieden - Observations in Bordeaux

by Chuck Hayward

This is my very first time tasting wines and touring wineries in Bordeaux which has turned out to be a great opportunity to get to know the various appellations in person, and after having tasted over 261 wines in 5 days, I think I have a pretty good feel for the 2007 vintage as a whole.

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Chateau Fleur Cardinale

by Chuck Hayward

Chateau Fleur Cardinale was one of our next stops on the tour. Bob, the vineyard manager, gave us plenty of insight into the terroir and vinification practices of the chateau.

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Chateau Cote de Baleau, owned by Sophie Foucade

by Chuck Hayward

One of our first stops in Bourdeaux was Chateaux Cote de Baleau, Grands Mureilles, and Clos St. Jean. They are all owned by the graceful Sophie Foucade, who invited us to the chateau to taste the most recent vintages of her wines.

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