Vertical Tasting

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...

The Great Wines of Château Palmer 2015-1975

Did you know, did you have any idea really, that there exists a street called Château Palmer Drive in Kenner, Louisiana? True story (the postal code is 70065, just in case you want to look it up): in fact, this particular stretch of Kenner has other...