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2014 En Primeur – Chateau Haut-Bages Libéral

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Background Ranked as a fifth growth from the 1855 classification of Bordeaux, Chateau Haut-Bages Libéral enjoys magnificent 30 hectare vineyard. Half of the property is adjacent to Chateau Latour, while the other half resides on the Bages plateau, behind Chateau Pichon Baron. In the 1960s, the estate experienced a revitalisation, after it was acquired by the Cruse family (who also ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Clos Fourtet

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Background Located just outside the medieval town of Saint-Emilion, the vines of Clos Fourtet practically form a path to the village. The name of the estate comes from “Camp Fourtet”, the original fort on the property, which used to protect Saint Emilion in the Middle Ages. The modern chateau was built in the eighteenth century, and it still showcases the ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Fleur Cardinale

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Background Located in the prestigious Saint-Emilion appellation, the vineyard of Chateau Fleur Cardinale is composed of 23.5 hectares. The terroir of the estate is excellent, thanks to the superb location on the appellation’s clay-limestone plateau, the altitude of the vineyard (from 20 to 90 metres), the microclimate and the grape varieties. The plantings at the estate are divided as 75% ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Canon La Gaffelière

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Background Chateau Canon La Gaffelière is located just outside the medieval town of Saint-Emilion. The vineyards of the estate are located at the foot of a south-facing slope and span 19.5 hectares . The soil is a mixture of clay-limestone and clay-sand, which contributes to the complexity of the estate’s terroir. The plantings of the chateau are divided as 55% ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Feytit-Clinet

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Background Chateau Feytit-Clinet is a property with 6.5 hectares of vineyard in the appellation of Pomerol. From 1966 the property was managed and distributed by the négociant Établissements Jean-Pierre Moueix. However, as of the 2000 vintage, the owners, the Chasseuil family, resumed control of the estate. Jeremy Chasseuil is the current winemaker for Chateau Feytit-Clinet. Under his direction the estate ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau La Gaffelière

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Background As a long-standing pillar of its appellation, Château La Gaffelière is reputed have had vines since the Gallo-Roman era. The owners of the estate are Malet Roquefort family, who haved lived Saint Emilion for four centuries and are acknowledged as the most ancient family of the area. The array architecture featured throughout property showcases the vast history of estate, ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Malartic-Lagravière

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The vintage Due to a mild and rainy winter, the growth cycle was approximately two weeks ahead of schedule in early 2014. Budburst and flowering has also started earlier than in previous years. In general, the spring and summer of this past year experienced the same conditions as the winter, with wet and mild weather. An unexpected and exceptional Indian ... Read More »

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