Month: April, 2009

Right Bankers

Our trip across the Gironde to the Right Bank yesterday was extremely informative. We arrived in the beautiful town of St Emilion with the sun still beating down. Our first challenge was to drive up the hill on narrow single track road to Ch. Ausone (left). Ausone really has the most majestic position in St […]

(La)Tour de force

Another glorious morning and we have left the vineyards of Margaux behind en route to St Emilion and Pomerol. Yesterday we finished the day’s tasting (13 chateaux) by relaxing on a terrace in the sun, a welcome cleansing ale in hand, reflecting on the wines. 2008 for us is all about value and our main […]