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Primeurs 2016 |Chateau Haut-Brion : A prestigous and timeless

Primeurs 2016 Chateau Haut-Brion

Classified First Growth from Graves in 1855, Chateau Haut-Brion is a historic property in Bordeaux. Located in the Pessac-Leognan appellation, this mythic viticultural jewel is the product of a rich history, exceptional terroir and an unimaginable amount of “savoir-faire”. A history of firsts Chateau Haut-Brion is considered one of the oldest vineyards of Bordeaux. In 1525 Jean de Pontac acquired ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Release of the 29/05/2017

Primeurs 2016 Chateau Gruaud Larose

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from the chateau Gruaud Larose from Saint-Julien : Chateau Gruaud Larose – Saint-Julien Chateau Gruaud Larose is a Second Classified Growth located in the Saint-Julien appellation. The castle was created in 1725 and has been owned by several different families. The Merlaut family has owned the castle since 1997. The vineyard ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 24/05/2017

Primeurs 2016 Chateau Carbonnieux

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from the chateau Carbonnieux from Pessac-Leognan, Chateau Gazin from Pomerol, Chateau Trottevieille, from Saint-Emilion and Domaine de l’Eglise, from Pomerol : Chateau Carbonnieux – Pessac-Léognan Grand Cru from Graves in the Pessac-Leognan appellation, Chateau Carbonnieux is one of the first vineyards of Bordeaux. The history of the property goes back to the ... Read More »

May 26th: International Day of Chardonnay

International Day of Chardonnay

As the world’s most planted and versatile varietal, Chardonnay needs no introduction. Nor does one need a particular reason to indulge in a glass or two. But wine lovers may want to mark their calendars for May 26th, 2017 a day on which Chardonnay is to be internationally celebrated. Chardonnay and Terroir The popularity of Chardonnay can be attributed to its “blank slate” nature, ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Modernization in Pauillac, Chateau Lynch-Bages 2016

Chateau Lynch-Bages 2016

Chateau Lynch-Bages is a Classified Fifth Growth in the Pauillac appellation. Known for its well-structured wines that are elegant and powerful, this chateau is a landmark in the Medoc region. Lynch-Bages: The Beginning From 1749-1824, Thomas Lynch was the owner of the vineyard. Thomas Lynch was an Irish merchant who lived and worked in Bordeaux. Lynch-Bages was known as “Cru ... Read More »

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 »

La Chablisienne: Passion and Chardonnay in Chablis

La Chablisienne

Situated in the heart of the Chablis appellation La Chablisienne, the golden gate of Burgundy, owns almost 25% of the 4700 hectares (11613 acres) planted. La Chablisienne is a cooperative cellar that was created in 1923, to cope with economic difficulties. A group of wine growers wanted to sell wine more easily. Today, the cooperative is home to nearly 300 winemakers. ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Lafite-Rothschild : An Ageless Wine

© Chateau Lafite-Rothschild

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 »

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