Vertical Tasting

Vertical Tasting of Château Haut-Bailly 2008-2017

In this article, Ian D'Agata has given a very interesting introduction for one of Bordeaux's greatest wineries Château Haut-Bailly, about its history, terroir, vines and wines. He also shared his tasting notes on the impressive vertical line-up of...

Seña 25th Anniversary Vertical

In occasion of the release of Seña's 25th anniversary vintage, Ian gives his insight on this iconic Chilean winery in terms of its history, terroir and wines by way of a vertical spanning back to the first vintage.
by Ian D'Agata

Petrus Vertical Tasting 1982-2005

This article gives its readers a piece of first-hand and accurate information about Petrus, and notes on a vertical tasting which shows the reason why it can be one of the world’s most famous and expensive wines.
An article by Ian D'Agata

Château Mouton Rothschild 1982-2015 Vertical Tasting

Over the years, there were fewer properties in Bordeaux I enjoyed visiting more than Château Mouton-Rothschild, where the gentlemanly Philippe Dhalluin, the Châteaux’s managing director and winemaker, always generously gifted me with his time and...

Ernest Burn Alsace Sylvaner Vertical Tasting 1992-2017

By Ian D’Agata Alsace Sylvaner wines are some of the world’s best wine buys. Not only are the best examples downright outstanding, but they often cost only a fraction of the region’s better-known Riesling, Gewurz and Pinot Gris wines. And yet it’s...