2011 Bordeaux You WON’T Find at BC Liquor Stores

The BC Liquor Stores will release their 2011 Bordeaux wines this Saturday, but there are plenty of highly rated wines from that vintage that they won’t be selling. The BC Liquor Board can’t order every wine every year and sometimes they miss a … Continued

SPECIAL ORDER: 1985 Chateau Leoville Las Cases

At a recent lunch in Bordeaux, Jean-Hubert Delon, the owner of Leoville Las Cases poured a few back vintage wines for some Bordeaux insiders. Insiders who were at the lunch noted that the star of the tasting was the 1985 Leoville … Continued

SPECIAL ORDER: 2005 Chateau Laroze

This is the lowest priced St. Emilion Grand Cru Classé from the 2005 vintage still left in the market. This is a quality wine that is drinking extremely well right now. Tasting notes: “Deep dark blood red. Still very youthful looking.  … Continued

SPECIAL ORDER: 1996 Chateau Nairac Sauternes

  This beautiful, mature Sauternes has it all: gorgeous golden brown colour, great body, lots of botrytis, gobs of mature Sauternes flavours, including creme caramel, orange rind, and brulée.  The acidity adds the backbone and the finish is long.  If … Continued