Some say that it’s chicken poop — the classic Bordeaux Cheteau Sénéjac, Haut-Médoc

A good friend of mine, whose knowledge of wine was comparable to a sommelier, once came up with this epic way of describing the typical Bordeaux red wine taste profile. “It’s the chicken poop that the Bordelais blend in their creation, to seduce all the Bordeaux lovers!”  Once the preposterous idea sank in, I did surrender to his deemed less sophisticated, yet down to earth, and rather impeccably precise description of the taste profile! The combination of classic blackberry nose and taste, mixed with earthiness, tobacco, and toasted oak, all seem too fanciful for my friend. He just surmised it to one layman term — chicken poop!  What can I say, we all love… Read More

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