Delivers On Its Early Promise The wines of 2015 have been hotly anticipated since before the grapes were even harvested. Early weather reports were encouraging, and all reports indicate the year has delivered on its initial promise. The stars aligned to provide conditions observers compare to the legendary 2005 vintage – with 2015 already delivering nine perfect 100-point scores from American ... Read More »
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Bordeaux’s Variable Weather Bordeaux is blessed with a mild climate that avoids extreme temperatures. Moderated by its location next to the Atlantic ocean, its vineyards benefit from warm summers and plentiful sun. In fact, the city of Bordeaux has more total sunshine hours than Biarritz. Winters are cool, rather than cold, and vine-destroying frost is relatively rare. Bordeaux receives more rain ... Read More »
Why Buy Futures? Buying wine en primeur – also known as futures – is intertwined with the history of Bordeaux’s finest wines. Until the late 20th century, the practice was largely limited to those in the wine trade. However, now savvy consumers can also purchase the most in-demand wines before they are even bottled. Each spring, buyers and journalists converge on the ... Read More »
Panorama Primeurs 2014: One of the most highly-anticipated tastings of the year! Millesima has organized its Panorama Primeurs Tasting for the past several years. This unique event allows wine professionals to revisit the previous year’s en primeur campaign. This original concept is uniquely Millesima’s. In March, one year after its initial release, it is the 2014 vintage that will be on ... Read More »
History of Bodega Numanthia Bodega Numanthia is located in the middle of the Toro appellation, in the northwest of Spain. Founded in 1998, it belongs to the LVMH group and is run by Lucas Löwi. However, the winery’s history dates from much further back. The domain’s name comes from the ancient city of Numantia, whose Celtic-Iberian inhabitants resisted the Roman invasion in 134 BC. ... Read More »
Wine Advocate’s Bordeaux Future 2015 Marks: will you be able to compete with famous tasters? Millesima – The wine trading house specialized in Grand Crus and the 5th largest buyer on the «Place of Bordeaux » of wines futures announces the launch of their game: “Guess the marks of the 2015 wine futures from the Wine Advocate tasters?” Wines Future ... Read More »
Remember! In April 2010, Millesima launched the alert service devoted to wine futures for the great 2009 vintage of Bordeaux. This year, Millesima celebrates the 5th year of this service. The coincidental timing of 5th edition of Alerts provides the alert for you, just like in 2009 and 2010, for a vintage very anticipated by markets. Indeed, 2015, like many ... Read More »