Bordeaux – the name is synonymous with the wines of legend: Chateaux Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Margaux, Mouton, Petrus – wines that cost thousands of dollars a bottle, that Robert Parker routinely gives 95 points and up. You and I can’t afford to even smell the corks on these suckers, but come Sunday April 9th, we are going to learn what Bordeaux does hold for us straphangers. Because experts know that wines from lesser–known producers of Bordeaux can sometimes offer comparable quality for north of $30 per bottle, not per taste.
And Annette Schiller is an expert. She leads wine tours thru France and Germany – just got back from one – and hosts wine events here in DMV. She has 10 wines selected for this event, coming from the important Bordeaux appellations including Médoc, Saint-Emilion, and Graves.
HOWEVER – because wines from this region are more costly, she has had to spend a bit more, so the charge for this evening will have to be $25 per person. But this will be a special evening with some fascinating backstory and wines not to forget.
So if you’ve been thinking Premier Cru is a French street gang, here’s your opportunity to see what the posh people drink, for pretty much a pittance. This event is expected to be a sellout, so we will start a waiting list after 34 reservations. Your confirmation will tell whether you made the cut.
RSVP: Please email JMarshall_AWS@yahoo.com, tell us how many people attending. ALSO – consider bringing a wine for the social tasting. Perhaps a plonk you’re proud of, a great value you’ve found and want to share. Let us know in your RSVP. ALSO ALSO – if you’d like to help out with the foods by bringing something in (you’ll be reimbursed), note that also, and our Queen of Cuisine will contact you.