Sauternes by Chateau Bastor-Lamontagne is Part of Bordeaux Grands Crus Tasting on January 25

Tastings offer more wines than one has the time and palate to sample in 3 to 4 hours.

With that in mind, i started doing my homework before Grands Crus de Bordeaux 2009 Vintage Tasting in New York on January 25th (2012).

At letter B, I found Chateau Bastor-Lamontagne, a Sauternes producer I am not familiar with.


Call of Margaux will lead me to Chateau Kirwan table.

The hardest part will be to decide who to skip.

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