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Bordeaux for the Fall!

September 27, 2018 Uncategorized  No comments

BordeauxLooking for some great wine ideas - here's one - Bordeaux for the Fall!

I’ll never forget that first great bottle of Bordeaux that a friend brought over. I really hadn’t a clue about the region, or the grapes – in fact, I really hadn’t very many experiences with French wine at all – only French varietals, via California Cabernet or Merlot. Since I already enjoyed those, I was prime for the taking by a spectacular Bordeaux. It only took a few sips of that ’85 Lynch Bages, with the cascading, glorious, and rich layered flavors to have me instantly redefining what I considered to be a fantastic wine – and it got better in the glass as it rested on the table. “Good grief” I thought – how much is THIS hobby going to cost me??? I was a kid fresh out of college who absolutely did not need a

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