Canon and Pichon Lalande

A couple of fantastic bottles were shared around Graileys last Tuesday. The team just finalized the purchase of an amazing collection that featured a 17-year vertical of Pichon Lalande so, expectedly, Simon’s first cork fatality was a 1979 Pichon Lalande. This...

You Show Me Yours… Aftermath…

By: AJ McClellan After the tasting, as usual, some great bottles were opened. Some to celebrate a great victory others would help nurse the wounds of defeat….   1994 Dalla Valle – This was a very nice bottle of wine showing blue and red fruits with a soft velvety...

Bordeaux on a Tuesday

By: AJ McClellan Last night was great with a handful of members dropping in to share their wines around the table. The Bordeaux’s stole the show with their superb earthiness and complexities.   2004 Cristal – I think Cristal really picked it up for their 2004 vintage....

A Good Day For Wine.

By: AJ McClellan Yesterday was a good day for wine. We put together a great spread for the members that we had in and everyone pulled out a bottle to plonk down on the table. Great food, great wine, life does not get much better…   1998 Groffier Bonnes Mares – An...

Great Impromptu Tasting

By: AJ McClellan Friday was a great night at Graileys. A few members got together and decided to do an impromptu tasting with an arrangement of wonderful world-class bottles. The wines were dropped off earlier that day and I opened them a few hours before the tasting...