Posts Tagged ‘2006’

Winetasting at 35,000 feet

I asked so many wine questions I had to come clean. When I confessed to the crew of Singapore flight 25 I was going to the Singapore Airlines wine forum, an off-duty crew member overheard and took me through an impromptu wine-tasting at 33,000 feet — or whatever the actual altitude was. It was also […]

Rothschild (Lafite) in Corbieres: Blason d’Aussieres

Curious about what’s going on the Languedoc, I had a chance to try both the 2006 and 2005 Blason d’Aussieres this week.  I almost wish I hadn’t had the two togeher, because they are both very good wines but one always has to suffer by comparison – and it shouldn’t. The 2006 entranced us with […]