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Y by Chateau Yquem: A Wine that Stands Apart

Chateau d'Yquem

Looking Beyond Local legend says Chateau d’Yquem first stumbled across the delicious effects of Botrytis Cincera, or Noble Rot, in 1847 when, then owner, Marquis Romain-Bertrand de Lur Saluces ordered harvest be held until his return. Hunting in Russia, he was delayed and arrived later than expected, leaving the grapes to fortuitously rot on the vines. Whatever the truth may ... Read More »

Gosset: Ancient Tradition in Champagne

Domaine Gosset

Four Centuries of Savoir-Faire Dating to 1854, the House of Gosset is the oldest wine making house in Champagne. It was at that time that Pierre Gosset began making still wines, made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, which were as celebrated and as popular with the royal court as those of renowned Burgundy appellation Beaune. Then as Champagne began to ... Read More »

Chateau Olivier: A Rich History of Fine Wine

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With 60 hectares nestled in a rich forest in Pessac-Leognan, Chateau Olivier has a rich history that dates to the middle ages, many historians believe as far back as the 11th Century. Once the preferred hunting retreat of Edward of Woodstock of the House of Plantagenet, also known as the Black Prince, this estate is now a protected historic monument and ... Read More »

Gift giving for your friends and relatives in the United States!

Millésima store in Manhattan

You live in Europe but members of your family or your close friends are US residents? No problem. Celebrate the holidays or life events (births, marriages, birthdays, etc) and show affection for your loved ones residing in the USA – amateurs or wine enthusiasts alike. Or say thank you to your family for taking care of your children during your ... Read More »

Thierry Germain: The Fable of the Taste of Terroir

Thierry Germain at Roches Neuves

The product of a family of Bordeaux winemakers, Thierry Germain realized early on his winemaking dreams: to become the head of his own estate. After searching everywhere from Bordeaux to Hungary for the perfect land, he finally set his sights on Anjou, in the Loire Valley, and the estate Roches Neuves, a property of 26 hectares in the appellations of ... Read More »

Chateau Montrose: long life in Saint Estephe

2009 and 2010 Chateau Montrose, rated 100/100  “Dense ruby/purple, with a bouquet of blueberry, crushed rock, and some floral notes, the wine is medium to full-bodied, rich, powerful, but again very tannic and still strikingly youthful. …This blend of 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot is indeed a special wine…” The Chateau Montrose ... Read More »

Troplong Mondot: A Saint-Emilion Gem

Chateau Troplong Mondot

A prime plot perched 106 meters above Saint-Emilion Chateau Troplong Mondot, Premier Grand Cru Classé B, is one of the true gems of the region, particularly of the greater Right Bank. Easily recognizable for its elegant building, overlooking the village of Saint-Emilion, the Chateau is strategically located on the prime plot on the “Mondot” hill.  On this plot at the top ... Read More »

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