Category Archives: Saint-Émilion

St. Émilion Classification 2012: Vive la Meticulous, Compulsive, Anal-Retentive France

I adore French cuisine. I am enamored of French history.  I love the sensuous roll of la langue française across the tongue—especially when it is accompanied by the crisp silk of a Cave des Vignerons de Buxy Chablis.  I dig … Continue reading

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Château Simard, 1999: The Right Bank’s Right Stuff

If you still find some latent gratification in partying like it’s 1999, at least pour a 1999. Along with Pauillac, Margaux and Saint-Julien, Saint-Émilion posted some sexy swallows in the century’s final harvest, and age-wise, they’re coming into their own. … Continue reading

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