I’m at Chateau Jean Faure in St. Emilion. I feel like I’m home. The sunny disposition, soil, and general feeling of this place seem familiar and magical. The chateau’s historic roots, its reference terroir, and a passionate owner: Olivier Decelle make it very special. Monsieur Decelle explains: “This is a historic terroir. There are twoContinue reading “Chateau Jean Faure, St. Emilion charms in a most special way, both as a destination and as a wine”
There are nice things happening at Peninsula Ridge, Beamsville, Ontario. New winemaker. Fresh ideas. And the 06 Vintners Private Reserve Merlot. A gorgeous wine. Eyes closed, and I could have guessed a $50 bottle of 3rd growth Bordeaux, perhaps a St. Emilion.