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Annual Comparative Bordeaux Tasting
Vintages 1990 and 2000

 
Friday, September 20, 2013
6:30-8:00pm

Spiaggia
980 N. Michigan Ave,
Chicago, Illinois

$500 per person

SOLD OUT
 

Please join us for our annual Comparative Bordeaux Tasting as we celebrate the benchmark 1990 and 2000 vintages. Revered by critics and consumers alike, these vintages are considered two of the best in the last 30 years. The tasting will feature 40 wines from 20 top Châteaux.

The 2000 Bordeaux vintage has often been cited as the greatest since 1990, and comparing the two side-by-side will provide a unique tasting experience. With 13 and 23 years of maturity respectively, the wines have developed to express the complexity, fruit and balance of these great clarets.

Of the twenty Châteaux represented, we will pour all five of the First Growths: Haut-Brion, Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Margaux and Mouton Rothschild. They will be joined by traditional favorites La Mission Haut-Brion, Cheval Blanc, Pichon-Lalande, Lynch-Bages, and Léoville-Las-Cases. The 1990 & 2000 Margaux, 1990 Montrose and 2000 La Mission Haut-Brion have all earned the elusive 100-point score.
 

For more information or to make reservations, please contact Gwen Brooks at 312.854.0096 or events@hdhwine.com.

A preview of many of
the wines to be opened:
 

Château Calon-Ségur
Château Cheval Blanc
Château Clinet
Château La Conseillante
Château Cos d’Estournel
Château Ducru-Beaucaillou
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
Château Gruaud Larose
Château Haut-Brion
Château Lafite Rothschild
Château Latour
Château Léoville-Las-Cases
Château Léoville Poyferré
Château Lynch-Bages
Château Margaux
Château La Mission Haut-Brion
Château Montrose
Château Mouton Rothschild
Château Palmer
Château Pichon-Longueville, Baron
Château Pichon-Longueville, Lalande


*Wines subject to change. Please check back for additions and updates.