Category: Bordeaux

  • Day 114 – Thornton-in-Craven

    Day 114 – Thornton-in-Craven

    Chateau de Pitray 2016

    Question: How much should you expect from a bottle of Bordeaux that cost 10€? Answer: Well, a bit more than this, sorry.

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  • Day 106 – Hawdraw

    Day 106 – Hawdraw

    Chateau Lagrange 2000

    I bought a case of this en primeur, so they’ve been in the cellar for twenty years. This is the penultimate bottle, opened to celebrate 600 miles covered in my virtual walk.

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  • Day 82 – a long way from anywhere

    Day 82 – a long way from anywhere

    Ch. les Cruzelles 2015

    A few months ago I was made aware of Ch. les Cruzelles by a merchant who was offering the 2019 in bond.

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  • Day 69 – Dunbar

    Day 69 – Dunbar

    Chateau Lamothe-Bergeron 2010

    How many famous people came from Dunbar? Well, there’s that actor bloke who played a cop, Aynsley of course, who played with Zappa – and John Muir, whose trail I have been following since Holyrood Park.

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  • Day 63 – Longniddry

    Day 63 – Longniddry

    Chateau Dubois Claverie 2019.

    This was a gift from a friend for services rendered – a footling service so a generous gift.

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  • Day 18 – Tore

    Day 18 – Tore

    Roc de Cambes 2013. At the other end of my wine-drinking experience from Coudoulet, I first drank Roc de Cambes (also a 2013) last year as part of my extended celebrations when I became an OAP.

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