Primeurs 2016 | Releases of 23/05/2017

Primeurs 2016

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from the chateau Latour-Martillac from Pessac-Leognan and chateau Petit-Village from Pomerol:  Chateau Latour-Martillac – Pessac-Léognan Chateau Latour-Martillac is a Classified Growth from Graves in Pessac-Leognan. The property is named after the tower constructed in the courtyard honouring the chateau since the XIII century. The Kressmann family has owned the vineyard since 1871 and ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Angelus 2016, a beautiful vintage

Chateau Angelus Primeurs 2016

Chateau Angelus is a Classified First growth in the Saint-Emilion appellation. Its history, is one of heritage. Passion and wine have been the driving forces behind this family for several generations. Chateau Angelus is known for amazingly well-structured wines and its famous bell which can be heard in all of Saint Emilion. Centuries of Family Heritage Chateau Angelus has been ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Lafite-Rothschild : An Ageless Wine

Lafite-Rothschild is one of the first 1855 Classified Growths in Bordeaux. It is a wine that is just as timeless as the chateau itself. Chateau Lafite-Rothschild is known for being beautiful, powerful, and elegant. The domain has been growing wine in the Pauillac appellation since 1670. The wines, already works of art, improve with age in the same way as ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of 18/05/2017

En Primeurs 2016 18/05/2017 Chateau de Sales

The 2016 Primeurs campaign is well underway. Today we present releases from the Pomerol, Saint Emilion & Lalande de Pomerol appellations:  Chateau de Sales – Pomerol Chateau de Sales is the largest property in the Pomerol appellation with 47.50 hectares. The castle itself was built in the 17th century and is incredibly elegant. The terroir is typical of Pomerol and has gravel, sand, ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Cos d’Estournel : A fascinating 2016

Cos d’Estournel is a 2nd Classified Growth in the Saint-Estephe appellation. Its strong cultural and architectural ties to India are hard to miss. Louis Gaspard d’Estournel created a legendary domain which still creates timeless, elegant wines today. The Maharaja of Saint-Estephe In 1791, 29 year old Louis Gaspard d’Estournel inherited 14 hectares of grape vines nears the Cos, a village ... Read More »

Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande: Historic Domain in the Medoc

Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande: Historic Domain in the Medoc Historic property in the Medoc, Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande was created in the 17th century by Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan, a true role player in the history of Bordeaux wine. The Chateau didn’t receive its current name until Virginie, daughter of Joseph de Pichon Longueville and ... Read More »

Wine Futures/Primeurs Alerts – Be one of the first to receive notifications about 2016 releases

Wine Futures Alerts 2016 – Don’t miss out! Our 6th edition of Wine Futures/En Primeur Alerts will give you access to the highly anticipated 2016 vintage. The 2015 vintage experienced very mild weather, these ideal weather conditions allowed the wines to reach optimal maturity. The 2016 vintage is rumoured to be better than those of 2009 and 2010. In terms of balance ... Read More »

Château Margaux: A rich history and an exceptional wine

Everyone who is slightly interested in the world of wine and its history, know Chateau Margaux. Several owners allowed it to evolve over time, the property has had its fair share of ups and downs. From la Mothe de Margaux in the 12th century to its incredible fame today, the atypical course of this Chateau is built on a history ... Read More »

The Primeurs Panorama 2015: 1 year anniversary is almost here!

Millesima created an event specifically for wine-professionals 28 years ago. A few days before the new vintage is released, we offer the opportunity to re-taste the 2015 futures, just before bottling. This event is an unforgettable tasting that allows many critics and journalists to confirm or revise the grades they gave in April 2015 (Primeurs/Futures Week). 2015 Primeurs: a privileged ... Read More »

Powerful, Innovative Women in Wine

Some people imagine the universe of wine as a very masculine place. Vineyard owners, wine makers, sommeliers, oenologists, cellar chiefs…More and more women are exercising and claiming their passion for wine. In all the wine regions, many houses are managed and run by women. Here are 5 seasoned professionals in wine that you should know about The world of wine; ... Read More »

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