The Futures of the 2016 campaign are available, today we have a release from the Pauillac appellation with Chateau Clerc Milon: Chateau Clerc Milon – Pauillac Chateau Clerc Milon is a property located in the Pauillac appellation. The 5th Classified Growth owes its name to the Clerc family, who acquired the chateau in 1789. “Milon” is a reference to the hamlet that it ... Read More »
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The Futures of the 2016 campaign are available, this week we have releases from the Margaux, Pessac-Leognan and Saint-Estephe appellations: Alter Ego de Palmer – Margaux A wine from Chateau Palmer, Alter Ego is produced in the Margaux appellation. The property covers 66 hectares, and is dedicated to mostly red wine grape varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. The vineyard is ... Read More »
The Futures of the 2016 campaign are available, this week we have releases from the Saint-Julien & Margaux appellation: Chateau Branaire-Ducru – Saint-Julien Chateau Branaire-Ducru owes its name to Jean-Baptiste Braneyre, who purchased the domain in 1680. The Classified 4th Growth belongs to Patrick Maroteaux, who has owned the property since 1988. Patrick strives to produce exceptional wines by manipulating the ... Read More »
“I am like a vine. I came out of the earth, I was born at its side and I live in symbiosis with my environment, the best terroirs and the climate. I want to express my impression of this environment, to interpret the quintessence of the terroir, the climate and to enable people to find this alchemy in a glass ... Read More »
The Futures of the 2016 campaign are available, this week we have a release from the Pauillac appellation: Chateau Batailley – Pauillac Classified 5th growth, Chateau Batailley’s history is linked to the 100 years’ war. The origin of Batailley, French for battle, is a reference to the recapturing of Chateau Latour by the French against the English in 1453. It was ... Read More »
On May 20th and May 21st the Union of Grand Crus Bordeaux (UGCB) will be hosting their annual Amateur Weekend. For the fifth consecutive year, Millesima is a partner dedicated to opening the world of fine wines to amateurs and consumers. This is the event’s 12th year! Tastings will occur on Saturday May 20th (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) at ... Read More »
Futures 2016 : Releases of the day The 2016 vintage in a few words: In spite of inconsistent weather conditions, the Bordeaux 2016 vintage looks like a very large and generous vintage in volume. The vintage is characterized by a homogeneous flowering, good fertilisation, water deficits during the summer, and ample amounts of sunlight. The final maturation of the grapes occurred under a ... Read More »