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

©Château Léoville Poyferré

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

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 »

Primeurs 2016 | Domaine de Chevalier 2016 Revealed

©Domaine de Chevalier

Domaine de Chevalier is a Classified Growth in the Graves region of Pessac-Leognan. Described as a secret garden, the wines produced in the garden are anything but secret. More than just a vineyard Its history can be traced back to the 17th century. At the time, there was more forest than vineyard, which is why Chevalier is referred to as ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Cheval Blanc, Legend of Saint-Emilion

© Chateau Cheval Blanc

Chateau Cheval Blanc is a Premier Cru Class A in the Saint-Emilion appellation. Cheval Blanc is produced from a unique terroir and the know-how of an amazing team. It is the legend of one of the most prestigious Bordeaux wines, year after year. Making a name Eventhough, the official records of the first wines cultivated in Bordeaux is unclear, we ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of 01/06/2017

Primeurs 2016 Chateau Troplong Mondot

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Saint-Emilion, Pomerol, Pauillac, Margaux and Saint Estephe. Chateau Troplong Mondot – Saint-Emilion The 33 hectare vineyard of Chateau Troplong Mondot is a Class B First Growth in the Saint-Emilion appellation. It belonged to the Seze family at the beginning of the 18th century. It was not until 1850 that Raymond-Theodore ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 31/05/2017

Chateau Lagrange Primeurs 2016

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from the chateau Lagrange from Saint-Julien, chateau Malescot Saint-Exupery and chateau Rauzan-Gassies from Margaux and chateau Phelan-Segur from Saint-Estephe : Chateau Lagrange – Saint-Julien A Classified 3rd Growth in the Saint–Julien appellation, Chateau Lagrange has a very long and rich history. Its history starts in the Gallo-Roman period. It was not ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Calon Segur has been released

Chateau Calon Segur Primeurs 2016

Chateau Calon Segur is one of the oldest estates in the Medoc. It was created and managed by a well-known figure in the wine world, Marquis de Segur. Marquis de Segur added his name in the 18th century. Calon Segur is now owned by Suravenir, since 2012, a filial group of Arkea Mutal Credit. The 55 hectare vineyard is a ... Read More »

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