Bordeaux

Chateau La Conseillante | A Unique Expression of Pomerol

Chateau La Conseillante is widely regarded as one of the most emblematic properties of Bordeaux’s Right Bank, located just east of Saint-Emilion in the Pomerol appellation. This stunning property has survived throughout the centuries and become a true legend among the wines of Pomerol. Let’s take a closer look at this historical chateau, where ultimate refinement means great winemaking finesse. A Rich Family Heritage  ... Read More »

Old Vintage Sauternes | How to Choose the Right Bottle

The holidays are upon us, and the shopping lists have been drafted up and checked twice. In a previous article we suggested wines to pair with classic Christmas hors d’oeuvres and dishes. But what to serve with all those indulgent holiday desserts? For those with a sweet tooth, we recommend a nice Sauternes from Bordeaux, best served chilled with blue cheese or ... Read More »

Gerhard Richter Designs the New Label for the Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2015

Since 1945, a great artist has been chosen each year to illustrate the label of the new vintage of Chateau Mouton Rothschild. The legendary chateau thus offers through its bottles not only one of the most prized wines of Bordeaux, but also a collection that, from year to year, brings together the most famous names in contemporary art. A Legacy of Art in ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | The 2016 Vintage at Chateau Lynch-Bages

A vintage like none other, 2016 at Chateau Lynch-Bages enjoys a profile characterised by intense colour, very clear fruit aromas, a relatively good acidity and very powerful, yet velvety, tannins. Despite the uneven weather conditions, the 2016 vintage turned out to be quite remarkable! A recap of this year at Chateau Lynch-Bages: Climatic Conditions of the Vintage The season began ... Read More »

Lafaurie-Peyraguey On The Rocks | A Brand New Way of Enjoying Sauternes

AOC Sauternes in the Graves region of Bordeaux is famous for the production of sweet wine using the “noble rot” technique, popularized in the 18th century. The historical Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey estate produces a Sauternes ranked as a Premier Grand Cru in the prestigious classification of 1855. To enjoy in the heat of summertime the chateau proposes a brand new method ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Release of the 14-06-2017

Primeurs 2016

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Vieux Chateau Certan in Pomerol. Vieux Chateau Certan – Pomerol Vieux Chateau Certan is one of the oldest appellations in Pomerol, dating back to the 16th century. The Scottish family, the Demays, were the first owners. In 1785, the property is mentioned on the map of Belleyme under the name of ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Release of the 13-06-2017

Primeurs 2016 Chateau La Conseillante

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Chateau La Conseillante in Pomerol. Chateau La Conseillante – Pomerol Chateau La Conseillante owes its name to a former owner, Catherine Conseillan. Starting in 1871 the Nicolas family, the current owners, acquired the chateau. The vines of the nearly 12 hectare estate are planted on gravel and clay in the Pomerol appellation. ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 12-06-2017

Primeurs 2016 Chateau L'Eglise Clinet

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Chateau L’Eglise Clinet and Clos L’Eglise in Pomerol. Chateau L’Eglise Clinet – Pomerol Family owned since 1882, Chateau L’Eglise Clinet is located in the Pomerol appellation. Denis Durantou, the current owner, strives to produce a wine that takes advantage of the rich terroir. There are 4.5 hectares of Merlot and Cabernet Franc ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Leoville Las Cases, one of the oldest estates in the Medoc unveils its 2016 vintage

Chateau Leoville Las Cases futures 2016

Considered one of the oldest estates of the region and after four decades, Chateau Leoville Las Cases is the most consistent of the Medoc grands crus classe. A story dating back to the XVII century The Leoville estate belonged to some of the most influential noble families of France before its acquisition by the Las Cases. The estate was split ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 09-06-2017

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Chateau Haut-Bailly in Pessac-Leognan. Chateau Haut-Bailly – Pessac-Leognan Chateau Haut-Bailly is a Graves Classified Growth from the Pessac-Leognan appellation. The first traces of the wine go back to 1431 in Pujau, the current location of the property today. Since 1998, the chateau has been owned by Robert G. Wilmers, an American manager ... Read More »