Dauga of Bordeaux


As we plunge into the tasting necessary to complete our forthcoming detailed survey of 2007 burgundies, here's a follow-up to yesterday's round up of notes on some of Bordeaux's more affordable bottles. See also this thread on the forum which pertains.

Fill a private dining room with fine wine, fine food and fine-tuned palates and a convivial atmosphere is bound to follow. So it was at Richard Corrigan’s new Mayfair restaurant last November, when a gaggle of wine writers assembled over dinner to taste eight different Bordeaux wines made in consultation with Olivier Dauga.

Dauga himself is the embodiment...