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Futures 2016 – Releases of the day 27/04/2017

Futures 2016 Release of the day

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 »

Ferraton Pere et Fils: Family Traditions in the Rhone Valley

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Maison Ferraton Pere et Fils is located in the Rhone Valley in the middle of the Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage and Saint-Joseph. The estate was founded in 1946 by Jean Orens Ferraton. Since 1998, the property has benefited from Michel Chapoutier’s know-how. Michel is very close to the family and has helped them produce organic and biodynamic wines (ECOCERT accredited). Ferraton Pere et ... Read More »

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

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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 »

Futures 2016 – Releases of 19/04/2017

Futures 2016 Release of the day

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 »

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

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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 »

Millesima Blog Awards 2017: A lovely En Primeurs week in Bordeaux

Bloggers at Chateau Pichon-Baron

The 2017 edition of the Millesima Blog Awards has concluded. Here is a quick summary of all the wines, chateaux, meals, and places that our winners were able to visit and taste. Sunday Our bloggers arrived on Saturday afternoon and enjoyed a drink at the Victor Bar with the InterContinental – Le Grand Hotel’s Head Sommelier. Shortly after, they had ... Read More »

Domain Guigal: Rhone Valley’s source of magic

Chateau Ampuis, classified monument and headquarters of Domain E. Guigal (© E.Guigal)

Founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in Ampuis, the principal commune of the Cote-Rotie appellation, which is one the most prestigious in the Rhone Valley. The Domain E. Guigal new how to develop quickly to become a staple of the Rhone Valley. In 1995 the acqusition of Chateau Ampuis – a monumental historical event- helped E. Guigal make his great ... Read More »

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