Saturday, December 14, 2013

Lafayette, La Cave, Bordeauxtheque

Inside the gourmet store department of Gallerie Lafayette in Paris, the wine store, La Cave, with a special department for Bordeaux wine, called La Bordeauxtheque. 

The variety of wines is huge. Many grand crus wines from Bordeaux and Burgunty. All legendary wines are present.

Chateau d'Yquem, the only wine listed as premier cru superieur, from Sauturnes, Bordeaux. Many vintages with the 1939 vintage in the second photo, darker wines should be from older years. This should be the cheapest way to experience a ''premier cru'' wine from Bordeaux.

Chateau Latour from many vintages. 

Chateau Mouton Rothschild.

Chateau Lafite Rothschild

Chateau Margaux 

Chateau Cheval Blanc, in magnum and in Jeroboam from 2006 vintage.

Chateau Petrus in Jeroboam.

Chateau Pontet Canet in Imperial, 6L

Burgundy wines. The most famous, Domaine de la Romanee Conti, Romanee Conti, Vosne-Romanee, Cotes de Nuits, Burgundy. The average price for this specific domaine is 9600euros per standard bottle through the years. Second rack, many other wines from the region, Grands Echezeaux, La Tache. Second image Richebourg wines.

Greatest white wines from Burgundy? Corton Charlemagne, Montrachet. 

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