Vertical Tasting

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...

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...