This November the Bordeaux Wine Council is honoring Bordeaux’s Next Generation of ambitious winemakers, by bringing their iconic 3-Liter double magnum size bottles to by-the-glass lists at the finest restaurants around The Big Apple. These dynamic wines showcase the collective talent of an innovative group of young professionals making their mark on the Bordeaux region. The next generation of winemakers are committed to embracing the region’s honored traditions while implementing unique methods to reduce their impact on the environment. More than 65 culinary hot spots are participating in this by-the-glass program, so you can explore the finest spots in the city while tasting modern wines from this world-renowned wine region.
Want to hear more about the wines & restaurants where you can enjoy a glass of wine from these rare double magnums?
Felix De Biac, Yasmina Asseiley, Owner/Sales Director
This classic Bordeaux wine is a full-bodied and elegant red, packed with notes of cedar and jammy black fruit. You can find this wine at Aldo Sohm Wine Bar, a laid-back yet elegant spot in Midtown Manhattan, named after the 2008 Best Sommelier in the World winner and inspired by each city block. Enjoy a glass of Felix De Biac as you soak up the living-room-style atmosphere delighting in small tapas-style plates such as a curated cheeseboard and Jambon Beurre.
Château Gardera, Guillaume Gonfrier, Sales Manager
This opulent wine leads with notes of red berries and cocoa and calls for a classic Coq au Vin – a perfect glass to enjoy in the sophisticated atmosphere that is Bobo. The thoughtfully designed restaurant is set in an 1800’s West Village townhouse and inspired by natural French country decor which oozes sophistication. Find yourself in a quaint French country home, with go-to-picks from iconic French menus.
Château Du Moulin Rouge, Geoffrey Ribeiro, Owner & Winemaker
If you’re after a fruity and well-balanced style, go for a glass of Château du Moulin Rouge. Indulge in notes of cassis, blackberries and black pepper in the bustling restaurant that is Goosefeather. This culinary hotspot promises more than just tasty pours, with a meticulously crafted menu that focuses on fresh ingredients and traditional Cantonese fare. Expect an exciting twist as traditional Cantonese dishes are taken up a notch, using eclectic ingredients like dry-aged beef, black truffles and more. The restaurant’s welcoming hospitality paired with delicious wines and a vibrant menu ensures a seamless experience.
Château Roquefort Blanc, Camille Giai, Commercial Director
If you’re looking for white wine, the Château Roquefort Blanc will hit the spot, with its aromatic, floral style and hints of white blossom and tangy citrus notes. Where else to drink it than La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, one of the best wine bars in the business. With mouthwatering plates and exemplary hospitality, it’s one of our favourite go-to spots – and its dimly-lit romantic ambience is just another draw.
Château Larose Trintaudon, Madeleine Hostache, Export Director
If you’re after bold flavors of oak and vanilla with delicious blackberry undertones, then try Château Larose Trintaudon. Delve into a full glass nestled under the Brooklyn Bridge at The River Café. This cozy spot exudes romance with breathtaking views of the New York City skyline. Cozy up for a date or catch up amongst friends as you delight in classic Michelin-starred American cuisine, whilst sampling outstanding Bordeaux wines.
21+ only with valid ID. Please drink responsibly.