Marcel Sabaté is general manager of a company making particularly good cava, the sparkling wine that is one of the distinctive flavours of Spain. When Castellroig was founded in 1994, he sold every bottle to his fellow Spaniards.
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Now it's time for my annual December visit to Bordeaux, during which I taste the latest bottled vintage from France's largest and most important AOC, in this case the 2011 vintage. No, the vintage isn't another 2009 or '10. In fact, 2011 starts a run of three straight vintages of likely decreasing quality, with 2012 and 2013 looking even sketchier.
It will be a while before we get our first taste of 2013 Sancerre, but when it finally begins to splash into glasses in the fish restaurants of London, New York and Singapore, drinkers may detect an unusually pronounced note of gunflint.
Michael Madrigale hadn't really intended to bid on the six-liter bottle of 1991 Olivier Leflaive Montrachet, but as he looked around the room at the Acker Merrall & Condit auction, he couldn't find a single paddle in the air.