Wednesday, September 12, 2007


On Mark Squires BB, and on the theme « Garagiste blog", I note 1138 replies and 53 911 visits… And when you think that some claim that the movement doesn’t mean anything ! It’s like people announcing Parker’s retirement, if not his disappearance from the world of critics, the same as partisans of an elitist voting system (giving the right to vote only to citizens who pay taxes), I will even go further “only 1855 classified growths are worth something” or “lets not mix apples and oranges”.

My father used to say, you cannot change a donkey into a racing horse.
This how the world goes around.

Still, on the same forum, a “little” list of cult wines according to SCRvan Aquino:

“We're thinking of ideas for a next tasting and I suggested non-american cult wines. Then after I sent the email, i realized, there really aren't much out there? Wanna help me compile a list?

Aussie: Grange., Hill of Grace, Shirvington, chris ringland, amon-ra, Noon Reserve Shiraz
Rhone: La la, Beaucastel Hommage, Pegau Capo, Rayas, F. Cotat and Didier Dagueneau, Chapoutier
Bordeaux: Petrus, Pe Pin, Valandraud
Burg: DRC, Leroy, Mugnier, coche-dury
Spain: Vega Cicilia, Pingus, L'Ermita, Clos Erasmus, Gaja
Portugal: Quinta do Noval Nacional,
Germans: Egon Muller Scharzhofberger
Austrians: KracherItalian: Masseto, Miani, Dal Forno,Ornellaia, Sassacaia and Quintarell, Valentini Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Bea SagrantinoGiuseppe Quintarelli”.

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