The Cellar Blog

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NOBLE BERRIES

Jul 01, 2012

The top sweet wines of the world are usually produced in limited quantities, in tiny areas, so they are rare, precious and valuable. What do they all have in common? Is it the grape varieties? Not ...

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BASED ON A DREAM…

Jun 26, 2012

When Jean Gautreau acquired the dilapidated property Sociando-Mallet, on the banks of the Gironde River in 1996, it was a purchase based on a dream!  The vineyards were reduced to a few hectares of v ...

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FORGOTTEN PALMER CUSTOM RENEWED

Jun 11, 2012

Loset? Sauvignon Gris and Muscadelle? Where do you find these in the most unusual and rare blend in Bordeaux? Well – at Chateau Palmer! And we had some as a welcoming drink at the Chateau last wee ...

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NEW BEGINNINGS, FOND MEMORIES AND HISTORIC GEMS

May 25, 2012

CAN YOU STILL ENJOY A 25 YEAR OLD SOUTH AFRICAN SAUVIGNON BLANC? Welcome to my very first notes from the cellars of Restaurant Mosaic. Surrounded by wines that were carefully collected over the pa ...