Videos

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Marquis d’Alesme

Millesima revisits owner Nathalie Perrodo Samani, and General Manager Marjolaine Maurice de Coninck of Chateau Marquis d’Alesme. We saw their other property Chateau Labegorce last week, here we take a look at Marquis d’Alesme, a Classified Third Growth Margaux estate under the same management. Labegorce has 50% merlot and is a wine very easy to drink at a young age, ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château du Tertre

Millesima announces the release of Château du Tertre 2011. Alexander Van Beek, General Manager of the appellation Margaux estate describes his experience with the vintage and how the cabernet sauvignon has played a key role in creating the 2011 wine. This is a vintage typically Medocain, because there is nice acidity in the wine and at the same time a ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Grand Corbin-Despagne

François Despagne, Owner of Château Grand Corbin-Despagne meets with Millesima to discuss his thoughts on the estate’s 200th vintage, and how he benefitted from the summer weather that had tourists running for cover. Our greatest strength is that this is our 200th vintage. I think the consumer will have fun with this wine, which has very supple tannins that play ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Lafite-Rothschild

Charles Chevallier, Manager Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) sits down with Millesima to describe the weather and harvest conditions for his 2011 vintage of Lafite-Rothschild. He explains a particularity of Lafite-Rothschild, that the wine will close up while developing in the bottle, before opening up again and expressing the complexities at the perfect moment of ageing. As with other Future ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Pontet Canet

Millesima announces the release of Château Pontet Canet, Grand Cru Classé in 1855, AC Pauillac. Chateau owner Alfred Tesseron explains why balance and purity are integral aspects of his 2011 vintage, and the importance of working in a forward manner, rather than backwards. We have a wine that is balanced, and balance is very important to me. We also have ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Labégorce

Millesima speaks with owner of Chateau Labegorce Nathalie Perrodo Samani and General Manager Marjolaine Maurice de Coninck about their 2011 vintage. This wine from the Margaux appellation is a great example of hard work paying off in a difficult vintage. 2011 is indeed a technical year for the winemaker, where I think, patience, perseverance and attention to nature allowed us ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Poujeaux

Christophe Labenne, Manager of  Cru Bourgeois Château Poujeaux (AOC Moulis), took the time to share with Millesima his experience with the 2011 vintage. This ‘winegrower’s vintage’ posed some challenges in terms of quantity and grape selection, but Château Poujeaux took great care in sorting its berries during the harvest, allowing cabernet sauvignon grapes to excel in the final blend from ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview for Carbonnieux Red Wine

After watching yesterday’s video on Château Carbonnieux’s White wine, see what owner Philibert Perrin has to say about the characteristics of his 2011 Red Wine. So this vintage will be rather round, opulent and pleasing with ripe merlot, but not overripe as to keep the freshness and fruit, and cabernet sauvignon with good density and a nice tannic structure followed ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview for Château Carbonnieux White Wine

Millesima presents Carbonnieux White 2011. Check out our video to see what château owner Philibert Perrin has to say about his white wine from the latest vintage. The white from 2011 is certainly one of the best vintages from the past ten years…The Sauvignon is very floral, fruity, and very citrusy, the Semillon is very compact, very plump and with ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Haut-Marbuzet

Henri Duboscq, Owner of Château Haut-Marbuzet invites Millesima into his cellar to explain the unusual weather he and his team experienced for the 2011 vintage. He also takes a moment to describe his wine from 2011, and how merlot played an important role in making this vintage. The merlot is very well made, round, charming and pleasant. Although the 2011 ... Read More »