Our tasting last night compared the reds of Bordeaux to Bordeaux-style reds from the New World. Here was the lineup:

  • Chateau Tour de Mirambeau 2010 – Bordeaux AOC
  • Clos de Menuts 2010 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
  • Chateau Haut-La Pereyre 2009 – Bordeaux Superieur
  • La Grand Dame de Chateau Lavagnac 2010 – Bordeaux Superieur
  • Chateau Haut-Nadeau 2009 – Bordeaux Superieur
  • Clos La Coutale 2008 – Cahors
  • Revelry “The Reveler” 2009 – Columbia Valley, Washington
  • Thomas Fogarty “Lexington” 2006 – Santa Cruz Mountains, California
  • Barboursville Octagon 2006 – Virginia
  • Felino Merlot 2011 – Mendoza, Argentina
  • Cono Sur Cabernet Sauvignon / Carmenere 2011 – Colchagua Valley, Chile