Chateau Pichon Baron is a legendary estate located in the Pauillac appellation. Its beautiful architecture and beautifully produced wines are only parts of the legacy that surround this magnificent chateau. A Great Century The historical domain was created at the end of the 17th century, or the “Grand Siecle” (Great Century). Pierre Desmezures de Rauzan, respected and influential wine merchant ... Read More »
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AOC Sauternes in the Graves region of Bordeaux is famous for the production of sweet wine using the ...
The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Vieux Chateau Certan in P...
Cloudy Bay was one of the first wineries to be established in the Marlborough area of New Zealand. F...
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is named after the beautiful stones (beau caillou) found on the property. The ecosystem is responsible for producing elegant, fruity, fine wines that are typical of the Saint-Julien appellation. International acclaim Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is located in the middle of a 100 year old park, with an exceptional view of the Gironde estuary. The chateau’s history dates back to ... Read More »
Chateau Leoville Poyferre dates back to 1638, at the time, Leoville was the largest property in the Medoc. Over time and several generations it has become fragmented. Leoville Poyferre’s grand wine began its legacy in 1840 and was anointed a Second Classified Growth 15 years later. Didier Cuvelier has been in charge of the chateau’s well-being since 1979. The Bourgeois ... Read More »
The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Margaux, Saint-Emilion and Pomerol. Chateau d’Issan – Margaux Chateau d’Issan is an 1855 Classified 3rd Growth from the Margaux appellation with a strong and rich history. In 1152, it was used for the marriage of Alienor d’Aquitaine and Henri Plantagenet (known as La Mothe-Cantenac). The Essenault family is responsible for naming ... Read More »
Chateau Pontet-Canet is a vineyard of 81 hectares in the Medoc region of the Gironde. Located in the AOC Pauillac, the estate is a 5th Classified Growth according to the 1855 classification. As the first Medoc Grand Cru Classe to be certified biodynamic, the estate is famous for producing magnificent wines using a combination of modern and traditional practices. Chateau Pontet-Canet also ... Read More »
The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Saint-Julien and Saint-Estèphe. Chateau Leoville-Barton – Saint-Julien Chateau Leoville Barton is a Classified 2nd Growth in the Saint–Julien appellation. It is owned by the Barton family, and the vineyard is 51 hectares. The vines planted are Cabernet Sauvignon (74%), Merlot (23%), and Cabernet Franc (3%). The vines are planted on ... Read More »
Chateau Margaux is renowned as one of the most elite wines of Bordeaux. Several owners used their know-how and fearlessness to transform Chateau Margaux into the sophisticatedly elegant domain that we know today. 12th Century origins In the 12th century Chateau Margaux was known as “La Mothe de Margaux”, or the Margaux mound. La Mothe de Margaux did not have ... Read More »