Archive for December 29th, 2009

Does anyone know how long to breath this Chateau Cantenac Brown 1975. It is a gift from a friend and I have no idea how long it would take to get the best favour.

Suggestions, guess, and others, all welcome! Also, note the near shoulder level of the wine – does this mean it is ‘must drink’? (more…)


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It was a couple of days after Xmas 09,
When all and all was dandy and fine,
I invited some friends over for supper,
What a surprise, they returned with such a favour,

With them came a bottle of 1996 Cos D’Estournel,
A GRAND CRU from Saint Estephe,
What a treat, what a delightful tale,
We saved it to go with my oven roasted quail, (more…)

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