Last evening I participated in a Twitter tasting of Bordeaux wines. One of the producers in the tasting had acted in a short film and a link to it was tweeted out. I bookmarked the link and returned to it today for a look mostly out of curiosity and was pleasantly surprised with what I found.
Unlike nearly every movie where wine plays a central role this 17 minute short film did not treat wine as a prop or the obsessive vice of the protagonist. In short montages invoked by wines from a single estate over a lifetime a dying old man and his daughter share one last blind tasting. A thoughtful and simple story is told not unlike the grace and harmony of the best wines of the region.
It is well worth your time to have a look and if you don’t understand French there are English subtitles.
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