The vintage In Sauternes, Chateau La Tour Blanche experienced the same complicated weather conditions as the rest of the Bordeaux region. This required a lot of patience and precise vineyard work on the behalf of the estate, as 2014 went through numerous, disconcerting climate shifts. Even towards the end of the season, with the dry weather in September, the lack ... Read More »
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The vintage The 2014 vintage was one of high quality for Chateau Prieuré-Lichine. The idyllic Indian summer allowed the Margaux estate to fully showcase the best aspects of the different terroirs of Prieuré-Lichine. The mild, rainy winter and spring seasons yielded the typical early growing cycle for vines. The dry June ensured good flowering, but the cool, damp weather through the ... Read More »
The vintage Located in the Haut-Medoc appellation (on the border of Saint-Julien), Chateau Caronne Ste Gemme has been producing wine since 1648. The soil of the estate consists of deep Gunz gravel, along hardpan and fine clay. The estate greatly benefited from the idyllic Indian summer that began at the end of August, which ripened the fruit in ideal circumstances. ... Read More »
Background Chateau d’Arsac exemplifies the quintessential French lifestyle. Originally built in the twelfth century, the estate has a developed an excellent reputation throughout the past few decades, becoming synonymous with the finesse of classic Medoc wine. The chateau has 112 hectares, with 54 hectares in the Margaux appellation. The soil is comprised of small gravel and sand which is mixed ... Read More »
Background Located in the Haut Medoc, Chateau Charmail has its historic origins dating back the sixteenth century, and the estate has been developing its excellent reputation in winemaking since the eighteenth century. The chateau’s soil consists mainly of clay-gravel, clay-sand and colluvium. This mixture of soil types gives Charmail wines their balance and distinct personalities. Subtle elegance comes from the ... Read More »
Background Located in the Haut-Medoc appellation, Chateau Cambon La Pelouse has seventy hectares, with neighbours that include classified growths such as Giscours and Cantemerle. The soil at the estate is mixture of coarse gravel and sand, as well as fine Quaternary gravel. The vines are on average thirty-five years old. The 2014 vintage Chateau Cambon La Peluse has a long, ... Read More »
The vintage The 2014 vintage started very fortuitously for Chateau La Fleur de Boüard in Lalande de Pomerol. The sunny June that was ideal for flowering on the vines. The growing season then ended with the exceptional warm and dry weather in September. This allowed the fruit to be picked at perfect maturity. Chateau La Fleur de Boüard utilised all ... Read More »