Background Chateau Mouton Rothschild is considered to be one of the greatest wines in the world. The estate is comprised of 84 hectares and is located in the legendary Pauillac appellation. The terroir of the property is extremely unique, with excellent water drainage and ample sunlight. From vineyard to bottle, each step of production is monitored with meticulous care and ... Read More »
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Background In the eighteenth century, the wines of Milon already enjoyed a prestigious reputation, as the second wine of the Lafite estate. Between 1830 and 1840, the Castéja family inherited the forty hectare estate and renamed the property Chateau Duhart-Milon. In 1855, the quality of the chateau was formally recognised, and the estate was classified a fourth growth under the ... Read More »
Background Founded in the sixteenth century, Chateau Dalem is located in the appellation of Fronsac on a hillside facing Pomerol and Saint Emillion. Now run by Brigette Ruiller-Loussert, the estate’s philosophy is to create unique wines, that are not too muscly or woody, but that truly express the terroir of their land. This goal is achieved through meticulous observation during ... Read More »
Background Chateau L’Evangile was established in the eighteenth century by the Léglise family under the name Fazilleau. The family was instrumental in the creation of Pomerol’s vineyards. Most recently in 1990, the estate was purchased by Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) with the promise to strive to maintain the chateau’s high standards. This commitment manifested itself with a restoration and ... Read More »
Background With 90 hectares (47.5 of which are planted), Chateau de Sales is the largest estate in Pomerol. It is also distinguished by having belonged to same family for over five centuries. The soil of the estate is mainly composed of fine gravel and sand, and average vine age is 35 years old. The vineyards’ plantings are divided as 70% ... Read More »
Background Classified as a Second Growth under the 1855 Classification of Sauternes, Chateau de Myrat has a long, rich history in Bordeaux. The estate is located in Barsac, 35 kilometres outside the city of Bordeaux, in an idyllic micro-climate created by the mist of the Ciron river. The soil is composed of a layer of clay on top of limestone ... Read More »
Background Domaine Guffens-Heynen spans 5.3 hectares in Burgundy, on the slopes of Pierreclos, Vergisson and Davayé, in three distinct appellations: Pouilly-Fuisse, Macon-Pierreclos and Saint-Veran. The winemaking at the domaine is conducted as simply and naturally as possible, to allow the wines to fully express their authentic character. The 2014 vintage was marked by a particularly rainy summer. Fortunately, September brought ... Read More »