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02.18.2005

Slate Reviews The Celebrity Wines

I've written before about the rapidly increasing ranks of celebrities (living and dead) who are putting their names and images on wine (see If Your Wine Was Gerard Depardieu What would It Taste Like?). Thanks to a tip from Luxist, it looks like Slate has one-upped me and actually had Michael Steinberger review them. Damn. I wish I had done that. Oh well, I encourage you to enjoy the slightly witty, if a little tired, results of his forays into liquid Elvis, et al.

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Alder wrote:
02.21.05 at 3:10 PM

A little bird has tipped me off that, in fact, Mr. Depardieu's wines have gotten some pretty good receptions from critics including Parker who scored them as follows:

2003 Ma Verite de Gerard Depardieu (91-93) Early Maturity
2003 Gerard Depardieu Ma Verite 91-93 Early Maturity
2002 Gerard Depardieu Domaine de St. Augustin Cuvee Monica 91-94 Early Maturity
2002 Gerard Depardieu Domaine de St. Augustin 91-93 Early Maturity
2003 Gerard Depardieu Toro 91-93 Early Maturity
2002 Gerard Depardieu Lumiere de l'Atlas 90-93 Early Maturity
2002 Confiance de Gerard Depardieu (90-92) Early Maturity
2003 Confiance de Gerard Depardieu (90-92) Early Maturity
2003 Gerard Depardieu Confiance 90-92 Early Maturity
2002 Gerard Depardieu Confiance 90-92 Early Maturity
2002 Ma Verite de Gerard Depardieu (89-91) Early Maturity
2002 Gerard Depardieu Ma Verite 89-91 Early Maturity
2003 Gerard Depardieu Mi Diferencia 88-90 Early Maturity
2003 Gerard Depardieu Le Bien Decide 88-90 Early Maturity
2002 Gerard Depardieu Passion d'Une Vie 88-91 Early Maturity
2003 Gerard Depardieu Lumiere de l'Atlas 87-89 / Mature
2003 Gerard Depardieu Ma Preference 87-88N / Mature
2003 Gerard Depardieu Priorato 87-89 / Early Maturity

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