Category Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

Marqués de Montecierzo (Navarra, Spain)

I met this father/son team on my first wine buying trip to Europe in spring of 2011. We had some difficulty communicating as the father speaks no English and Joaquín, his son, has limited English (still better than my Spanish), … Continue reading

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Chateau des Eyssards (Bergerac), neighbor to Bordeaux

I actually met Pascal Cuisset (pictured left), owner/winemaker of Chateau des Eyssards, in Seattle at a wine show put on by the French Wine Commission in the spring of 2011.  I entered the Columbia Tower Club on a beautiful, sunny day, … Continue reading

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