Primeurs 2016 | Release of the 2016 Vintage of Chateau Pontet-Canet

Chateau Pontet-Canet is an 81 hectare Classified Fifth Growth in the heart of the Pauillac appellation. Winegrowing philosophy of the chateau is allowing the grapes to reveal their truest selves, with little to no interference. This true expression is why the wines of Chateau Pontet-Canet are elegant and continue to grow over time. 3 centuries, 3 families In 1705, Jean-Francois ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | The wonderful 2016 vintage of Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande is available!

Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan founded Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande in the 17th century. The chateau received its current name after the marriage of Virginie, the daughter of Joseph de Pichon Longueveille, and the Count of Lalande. For 250 years, the family has been determined to produce quality wines using the historical know-how of the chateau. A rich ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 08-06-2017

En Primeurs 08-06-2017

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Pomerol and Pessac-Leognan. Chateau Clinet – Pomerol Located in the heart of Pomerol, Chateau Clinet offers an ideal terroir for making a very great wine. The parcels are on a bed of güntzian gravel. The property has been owned by the Laborde family since 1998. They strive to offer wines of ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Pichon Baron: A Family Tradition in Pauillac

Chateau Pichon Baron is a legendary estate located in the Pauillac appellation. Its beautiful architecture and beautifully produced wines are only parts of the legacy that surround this magnificent chateau. A Great Century The historical domain was created at the end of the 17th century, or the “Grand Siecle” (Great Century). Pierre Desmezures de Rauzan, respected and influential wine merchant ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou: Passion in Saint-Julien

Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou en primeurs 2016

Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is named after the beautiful stones (beau caillou) found on the property. The ecosystem is responsible for producing elegant, fruity, fine wines that are typical of the Saint-Julien appellation. International acclaim Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is located in the middle of a 100 year old park, with an exceptional view of the Gironde estuary. The chateau’s history dates back to ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Leoville Poyferre : Balance & Complexity in the Medoc

Chateau Leoville Poyferre dates back to 1638, at the time, Leoville was the largest property in the Medoc. Over time and several generations it has become fragmented. Leoville Poyferre’s grand wine began its legacy in 1840 and was anointed a Second Classified Growth 15 years later. Didier Cuvelier has been in charge of the chateau’s well-being since 1979. The Bourgeois ... Read More »

Chateau Pontet-Canet | The Biodynamic Medoc Grand Cru Classe

Chateau Pontet-Canet is a vineyard of 81 hectares in the Medoc region of the Gironde. Located in the AOC Pauillac, the estate is a 5th Classified Growth according to the 1855 classification. As the first Medoc Grand Cru Classe to be certified biodynamic, the estate is famous for producing magnificent wines using a combination of modern and traditional practices. Chateau Pontet-Canet also ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 06/06/2017

Primeur 2016 Chateau Leoville-Barton

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Saint-Julien and Saint-Estèphe. Chateau Leoville-Barton – Saint-Julien Chateau Leoville Barton is a Classified 2nd Growth in the Saint–Julien appellation. It is owned by the Barton family, and the vineyard is 51 hectares. The vines planted are Cabernet Sauvignon (74%), Merlot (23%), and Cabernet Franc (3%). The vines are planted on ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Margaux : A miraculous 2016 vintage

Chateau Margaux Primeurs 2016

Chateau Margaux is renowned as one of the most elite wines of Bordeaux. Several owners used their know-how and fearlessness to transform Chateau Margaux into the sophisticatedly elegant domain that we know today. 12th Century origins In the 12th century Chateau Margaux was known as “La Mothe de Margaux”, or the Margaux mound. La Mothe de Margaux did not have ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of 02/06/2017

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of 02/06/2017

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Margaux, Saint-Emilion and Pessac-Leognan. Chateau Giscours – Margaux Produced in the Margaux appellation, Chateau Giscours is Classified 3rd Growth. Its history dates back to the 14th century. The property is currently 94 hectares. The terroir is ideal and consists of gravel from the Garonne, which allows the grapes to maintain ... Read More »

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