Archive for the ‘Bordeaux’ Category

Tribute to Madame Lacaussade

Tweet by Dustin Soiseth It was our colleague Mark Congero’s last day at the retail shop—he decamped to Maui, so don’t feel bad—and after work we toasted with a gift from one of his clients, a bottle of 1983 Chateau de l’Hospital. This wonderful red, a blend of Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Cabernet Sauvignon, offered a glimpse […]

2013 Harvest Report, Part 2: Bordeaux

Tweet We saw last week that the 2013 vintage has much potential in the south of France. We have also heard word from several of our producers in Bordeaux and it is with a sigh of relief that I can say the same: it’s looking good for 2013! With the exception of certain districts that […]

Harvest 2012 – Château de Bellevue

Tweet Over the next few months, we’ll update you on how harvest 2012 is going in France with our producers. It is a busy time of the year so we know we are asking a lot for them to keep us in the loop on how things are going. Sauvignon Gris ready for harvest We’ll […]

Tasting Recap – Thursday, April 9th

Tweet Well, another staff wine tasting here at the wine shop and we have photos to boot! The beauty of working at Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant is that the sales staff has ample opportunities to taste everything new, and literally, right off the boat. Our lonesome white of the night was the 2008 Vin de […]