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Discovering Second Wines

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Discover the second wines of great chateaux A “second wine” is a concept typical to Bordeaux, where a particular wine enjoys the same soil and the same attention as their “first wine” counterparts; the only major difference lies within the age of the vines. In order for the vineyard to maintain good health and longevity, vines are regularly pulled (after ... Read More »

Chablis and Oysters: The Perfect Pairing

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Your taste buds confirmed long ago that a cool glass of Chablis and a plate of oysters is a perfect combination, but were you aware that science can confirm the levels of perfection in such a pairing? Chablis, a wine heralding from the Chablis region in the North of Burgundy, is made from 100% unoaked Chardonnay. Grapes have been grown here ... Read More »

How well do you know the Domaines Ott?

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A Family Tradition Domaines Ott dates to 1896 when Marcell Ott, a young agronomist, embarked on a wine tour of France and decided to buy land in Provence. He selected a terroir that required him to express his savoir-faire and passion. Today it is cousins Christian and Jean-Francois Ott that perpetuate this family heritage and are responsible for the oversight ... Read More »

Wine futures 2013: Chateau de Sales released en primeur

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Chateau de Sales from Pomerol releases its 2013 vintage Chateau de Sales, a large property in Pomerol with its 47.5 hectares of planted vines, was released today en primeur. This chateau has been family owned for 5 centuries, and produces wines characterized by its silky appearance. Chateau de Sales reflects and benefits from the local terroir of Pomerol AOC. The ... Read More »

Wine futures 2013: Chateau Gazin Out “en Primeurs”

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Chateau Gazin, a family-owned chateau of 26 acres, purchased by Louis Soualle in the early 20th century, is the result of five generations of enthusiasts. This single vineyard, enjoys exceptional AOC Pomerol terroir. The presence of beautiful clay allows a steady supply of water to the vines. 35 years old on average, merlot represents the majority of grapes grow, complimented ... Read More »

Domaine Paul Jaboulet-Aine: 2012 A Great Year

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Founded in 1834 by Antoine Jaboulet on the famed hill of Hermitage, this estate takes its name from his son Paul. With a rich tradition that spans 200 years, today the estate has over 100 hectares spread across the Rhone Valley and is managed by the Frey family.  Spread across 26 different appellations in the Northern and Southern Rhone – ... Read More »

M. Chapoutier Selections Parcellaires: En Primeur 2013

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The 2013 En Primeur campaign has begun and here at Millesima we thrilled to offer the 2013 Selections Parcellaires from famed winemaker Michel Chapoutier. The Parcel Philosophy With a presence in the Rhône Valley that dates to 1808, the Chapoutier family has been producing wine for generations. Operating under the family motto “Fac et Spera,” or “Do and Hope,” Michel ... Read More »

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