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2014 En Primeur – Chateau Feytit-Clinet

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

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

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 »

2014 En Primeur – Clos des Jacobins

Background Clos des Jacobins is located at the entrance to the medieval town of Saint-Emilion. Since the 17th century the vineyard has remained as a single block around the chateau. The vines grow at the base of the plateau of Saint-Emilion, where they benefit from the erosion of the plateau, which mixes limestone fragments with the clay. This location, coupled ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau La Pointe

Background Located near Libourne, in the western portion of the Pomerol appellation, Chateau La Pointe spans over twenty-two hectares. The terroir of the estate is composed of three different types of soil: gravel, clay and sand. This mixture of soil types helps create wines which are typical and characteristic of the Pomerol appellation. The plantings of the estate are divided ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Grand-Puy Ducasse

Background In the mid-17th century, Arnaud Ducasse bought a small house on the edge of the Gironde estuary in Pauillac from Jacques de Ségur, the Lord of Lafite. The estate remained in his family for over three centuries. Ranked as a Fifth Growth in the renowned classification of 1855, Chateau Grand-Puy Ducasse is an elegant and structured wine. The vines ... Read More »

2014 En Primeur – Chateau Branaire-Ducru

Background Chateau Branaire-Ducru has a history that dates back all the way to 1680, when it was first owned by Jean-Bapiste Braneyre. It was ranked as a Fourth Growth in the 1855 classification of Bordeaux.  The vineyard of Chateau Branaire-Ducru covers fifty hectares in Saint-Julien appellation in the Medoc.  The plantings are dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, which represents 70% of ... Read More »