Maison Riviere of Saint Emillion Tasting at Rustic Cellar Wine Bar, Boca Rato

Join us at the Rustic Cellar for an impromptu tasting with Maison Riviere as they expand our Bordeaux portfolio! Maison Rivière is a family enterprise (managed by my brother Jean-Pierre and I) founded in 1875 by my great grandfather Hector Rivière. we represent one of the significant trading houses in Bordeaux region.
We own 8 wine Castles located in the most prestigious appellations
in Bordeaux (let’s see the list on the left).
Pride of Maison Rivière is Clos Des Menuts (Saint Emilion
Grand Cru), situated at the heart of Saint Emilion, the Capital of
French wine.
We are producers of red, rosé and white wines, both dry and
sweet (Sauternes).

Situated in Saint Emilion's heart, Clos des Menuts possesses
magnificent monolithic medieval cellars - among the most
beautiful of the village - in constant temperature of 12 degrees.
It reigns a religiosity convenient to the ageing of these Grand
Crus in oak barrels there.

L’Excellence de Clos Des Menuts 2011 (Saint Emilion Grand Cru)
Noted 88-89 by James Suckling : « This is elegant and fine with nice fruit and spicy undertone.
Dark chocolate too. Nicely done. »
Excellence Clos des Menuts 2009 (Saint Emilion Grand Cru) : Bronze Medal Féminalize 2012
Château de Lavagnac 2009 (Bordeaux) : Bronze Medal Bordeaux 2012
Château de Lavagnac 2009 (Bordeaux Supérieur) : Silver Medal Bordeaux 2012
La Grande Dame de Château de Lavagnac 2010 (Bordeaux Supérieur) : Silver Medal Bordeaux
2012
Menuts 2010 (Bordeaux Red) : Gold Medal Bruxelles 2012

TAsting is 30++ as we will taste 6 Grand Cru's and are including a complimentary charcuterie bar. Please RSVP: [masked]

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Excellent wines and food, well worth the price. What a treat to have the vintner there from France to tell us about his wines.

    January 23, 2013

  • Richard S.

    This sounds like an interesting Tasting with a few wines from my Home Country, I unfortunately am hosting my own Amazing Wine Tasting here @ The Best Cellar With 15 or more wines from all over the world every night Wed., through Saturday.. It is for this reason that I am unable to attend other Events. Drinking Red Wine is not an option , but a Healthy necessity in Like! Thank God for Tasting Wine brings 150 new guests into my Livinf and Life at all my Wine Tastings. Enjoy the tasting and Viva La France!
    Thank you,
    Richard
    www.beaconmgmt.com/rsfwt
    Come and join us as well if you want to learn about Wine.

    January 17, 2013

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