Episode 91 – Let’s Talk Bordeaux

Episode 91 –  Let’s Talk Bordeaux Episode 91 – Let’s Talk Bordeaux

In this weeks episode, Shelley and Phil talk about the existing Bordeaux grape varietals and how the evolving climate change has prompted the French to officially add new Bordeaux grape varietals. And during this conversation they taste through a sensational White Bordeaux, Red Bordeaux and introduce the Vinloq slow decanting and wine preservation system. Let us be the first to say, #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing

Wines tasted this episode:  

  • 2020 Chateau La Graviere White Bordeaux ($10 from Fred Meyer)
  • 2019 Chateau Bourdieu Blaye Cotes De Bordeaux ($19 from The Dinner Party)

For more information on the Chateau La Graviere White Bordeaux, please visit https://www.haskells.com/chateau-la-graviere-750

For more information on the Chateau Bourdieu Blaye Cotes De Bordeaux, please visit https://www.wineexpress.com/chateau-bourdieu-2019-blaye-cotes-de-bordeaux?quantity=1

For more information on, Vinloq, the first slow decanting and wine preservation system, please visit https://vinloq.com

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And of course, a HUGE thank you to Tod Hornby who wrote and recorded our official Wine Time Fridays theme music (as well as The Social Web sponsorship music!) which is ANYthing but average.  Please contact him at veryaveragemusic@gmail.com

Mentions: Daphne Howe, Kevin Olsenberg, Gary Vaynerchuck, Mark Cooke

Wine Time Fridays Wine Word of the Week: Aeration

Exposing wine to oxygen to release aromas and flavors (aka: letting the wine breath).

Wines we enjoyed this week: Waterbrook Chardonnay, Stags’ Leap Petite Sirah, Durigutti Family Winemakers HD Malbec, Oyster Bay Pinot Noir, Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Chardonnay, Edna Valley Chardonnay, Zolo Signature Red, Z. Alexander Brown Uncaged 

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