The vintage Located on the ancient, exceptional terroir of Sauternes, Clos des Lunes took full advantage of the 2014 vintage. Considered one of the greatest terroirs for white Bordeaux, the land is composed of deep gravel, which lends the wine its power, while the clay limestone soil brings freshness. With the help of the beautiful Indian summer in the month ... Read More »
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The vintage Chateau Tour de Pez capitalised on the best aspects of the 2014 vintage to produce an elegant and pure wine. The estate uses traditional viticultural methods and does not use any pesticides in their production. The harvest occurred between 24th September and 10th October. All the grapes were picked by hand and the fruit underwent a rigorous selection ... Read More »
The vintage The 2014 vintage for Chateau Belle-Vue was handled with care and precision. Located in the Haut-Medoc appellation, the chateau commenced harvest on 30th Sept and finished on 21st October. The soil of the estate is composed of a deep layer of large-size gravel. For this vintage, particular work was done concerning the depth of the vines’ roots to ... Read More »
The vintage The 2014 vintage started early for Chateau de Fieuzal, approximately fifteen days ahead of the average growing cycle, after the mild and humid winter. Flowering on the vines began in late May. During the cooler portions of the summer, the estate had to be attentive to maintain the high quality of foliage, essential to ensuring the optimum maturity ... Read More »
The vintage The 2014 vintage for Chateau Carbonnieux started off with rapid plant growth in the past year’s milder winter months, and flowering in the vines began to occur amidst the spring showers. July and August were rainy and cool which brought some concern to the winemaking team at the chateau, even though the health of the fruit was not ... Read More »
The vintage The mild temperatures in the winter and spring of 2014 contributed to an early flowering in the vines for Chateau Sociando-Mallet. The summer brought cool and rainy weather throughout July and August, which contributed to an increase in weight for the estate’s Merlot grapes. However, the exceptional warm, dry weather in September and October brought the fruit to ... Read More »
The vintage Located in the heart of the Margaux appellation, Chateau Marquis de Terme experienced a simpler vintage for 2014 than 2013. However, nature still presented its challenges and obstacles throughout the past year. The growth cycle of the vines was about two weeks ahead of the average schedule, with the first flowering occurring on 19th May. However, the rainy, ... Read More »