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Day 2 on the Left Bank of Bordeaux

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The next morning we breakfasted and bid goodbye to Erwan, jumped in the car and headed up the Medoc towards the ocean. We arrived at Chateau Fieuzal and were greeted by Annabelle Denis, their Chargée de Communication.  Annabelle has worked at Fieuzal for years. They had sent her to intern in Napa the previous year, …

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Day 3 and 4: Bordeaux – Left Bank – Graves, Bordeaux and Medoc

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Planning:  I always do intense internet searching for any trip.  Through searching, reading about tours, blogs, trip advisor and other reviews, I found castles where anyone can spend a night and it’s reasonably priced for such a special venue. Tip:  If you email or call properties directly, often times they will give you a better …

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Colonia Las Liebres Bonarda Classica 2019 – organic

Bonarda from Argentina

by Marla Kane Colonia Las Liebres Bonarda Classica 2019 from Mendoza, Argentina is made with organic grapes, no oak, and costs about  $10 a bottle.  That’s what I call a trifecta!  Even better, the aroma of olives enticed me when I stole a sniff while it was decanting.  Being olive-obsessed, I was drawn immediately.   This bonarda is an inky dark …

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Understanding Bordeaux Red Wine and How To Read the Labels

Chateau Gaudet

You say Left Bank, I say Right Friday night we covered red Bordeaux. I talked a lot about the wine and the region, having spent a week in the region last July and having created my own itinerary through extensive research. I am sharing information below that I didn’t have time to cover in the …