En Primeur

Bordeaux En Primeur: The Millésima Guarantee

1200-628_primeurs

One of the Largest Players in the Place de Bordeaux Millésima is a fine wine and en primeur sales specialist – one of the largest and most established buyers of Bordeaux en primeur for nearly 30 years. Founded in 1983 with a catalogue of 100 of Bordeaux’s greatest wines, Millésima has grown into Europe’s leading fine wine merchant with locations ... Read More »

Vintage 2015 in Bordeaux

2015 Bordeaux En Primeur

Delivers On Its Early Promise The wines of 2015 have been hotly anticipated since before the grapes were even harvested. Early weather reports were encouraging, and all reports indicate the year has delivered on its initial promise. The stars aligned to provide conditions observers compare to the legendary 2005 vintage – with 2015 already delivering nine perfect 100-point scores from American ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur: Why Vintage Matters

DSC00170 - copie

Bordeaux’s Variable Weather Bordeaux is blessed with a mild climate that avoids extreme temperatures. Moderated by its location next to the Atlantic ocean, its vineyards benefit from warm summers and plentiful sun. In fact, the city of Bordeaux has more total sunshine hours than Biarritz. Winters are cool, rather than cold, and vine-destroying frost is relatively rare. Bordeaux receives more rain ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur: Five Reasons To Buy Futures

DSC00018 - copie

Why Buy Futures? Buying wine en primeur – also known as futures – is intertwined with the history of Bordeaux’s finest wines. Until the late 20th century, the practice was largely limited to those in the wine trade. However, now savvy consumers can also purchase the most in-demand wines before they are even bottled. Each spring, buyers and journalists converge on the ... Read More »

Millesima’s Game – Wine Advocate Bordeaux Futures 2015

bandeau-blog-G

Wine Advocate’s Bordeaux Future 2015 Marks: will you be able to compete with famous tasters? Millesima – The wine trading house specialized in Grand Crus and the 5th largest buyer on the «Place of Bordeaux » of wines futures announces the launch of their game: “Guess the marks of the 2015 wine futures from the Wine Advocate tasters?” Wines Future ... Read More »

Wine Futures Alerts 2015 – Be the first to know!

2015 Bordeaux En Primeur

Remember! In April 2010, Millesima launched the alert service devoted to wine futures for the great 2009 vintage of Bordeaux. This year, Millesima celebrates the 5th year of this service. The coincidental timing of 5th edition of Alerts provides the alert for you, just like in 2009 and 2010, for a vintage very anticipated by markets. Indeed, 2015, like many ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Figeac

figeac1

Background Situated on the edge of Pomerol, Chateau Figeac has a remarkable terroir and a history closely linked to the history of Saint-Emilion. The origin of the estate dates back to the 2nd century AD, at which time a family named Figeacus had a Gallo-Roman villa on the property. In modern times, the estate has belonged to the Manoncourt family ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Phélan Ségur

phelan1

Background Bernard Phelan left his native Ireland in the late eighteenth century, and came to Bordeaux, as the city was one of the main trading hubs with the British Isles at that time. In the early nineteeth century, he founded Chateau de Clos, after he merged the estates of Clos de Garamey and Ségur de Cabanac together. The property lines ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Pavie Macquin

paviemac1

The 2014 Vintage The 2014 vintage was marked by an extraordinary Indian summer. In the spring, fine weather conditions were conducive to a good start for the growing season. However, wet and cool conditions for the majority of the summer presented some tough challenges for winemakers. Fortunately, September turned out to be an absolutely beautiful month, with dry, extremely sunny ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Grand Mayne

grand mayne1

Background Located in Saint-Emilion, the vineyard of Chateau Grand Mayne resides 55 metres above sea level. Ideally situated, the vines benefit from clayey-limestone soil on a hillside, as well clay soil in the southern portion of the vineyard and sandy clay soil in the west. Each parcel is considered as a separate entity, and is treated with precise care for ... Read More »

usaitalyfrenchGerman



Be admitted into the intimacy of fine wines


Register online to receive the free weekly Newsletter from the Millesima Blog in order to:

  • Take advantage of the latest exclusive articles on the wine sphere
  • Discover the backstage of the greatest estates in video
  • Receive alerts in preview concerning tasting sessions and events we organize

I have already subscribed to the newsletter



Be admitted into the intimacy of fine wines


Register online to receive the free weekly Newsletter from the Millesima Blog in order to:

  • Take advantage of the latest exclusive articles on the wine sphere
  • Discover the backstage of the greatest estates in video
  • Receive alerts in preview concerning tasting sessions and events we organize

I have already subscribed to the newsletter