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Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Ducru Beaucaillou

Millesima shares behind the scenes footage of Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 2011, Classified Second Growth from Saint Julien. Check out the video for a detailed tasting with owner Bruno Borie. This is a very serious wine, most certainly one of the best years of Ducru-Beaucaillou. Even as early as today we already have very ripe aromas with dark red fruits and ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Lynch-Bages

Millesima announces the release and availability of 2011 Chateau Lynch-Bages by sharing an interview with Jean-Charles Cazes. General Manager of this Classified Fifth Growth from Pauillac, he believes in the structure, balance and length of his final product created from a rather unconventional vintage. It is a completely different style than 2009 and 2010 which were very powerful. Here we ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Giscours

Alexander Van Beek, General Manager of both Chateau du Tertre and Château Giscours takes a moment with Millesima to reflect on the harvest, and his final product for 2011 Ch Giscours. He notes the importance of the cabernet sauvignon, as well as the significance of vintages which start out at the underdog, such as 2011. It can be compared to ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Marquis d’Alesme

Millesima revisits owner Nathalie Perrodo Samani, and General Manager Marjolaine Maurice de Coninck of Chateau Marquis d’Alesme. We saw their other property Chateau Labegorce last week, here we take a look at Marquis d’Alesme, a Classified Third Growth Margaux estate under the same management. Labegorce has 50% merlot and is a wine very easy to drink at a young age, ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château du Tertre

Millesima announces the release of Château du Tertre 2011. Alexander Van Beek, General Manager of the appellation Margaux estate describes his experience with the vintage and how the cabernet sauvignon has played a key role in creating the 2011 wine. This is a vintage typically Medocain, because there is nice acidity in the wine and at the same time a ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Grand Corbin-Despagne

François Despagne, Owner of Château Grand Corbin-Despagne meets with Millesima to discuss his thoughts on the estate’s 200th vintage, and how he benefitted from the summer weather that had tourists running for cover. Our greatest strength is that this is our 200th vintage. I think the consumer will have fun with this wine, which has very supple tannins that play ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Lafite-Rothschild

Charles Chevallier, Manager Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) sits down with Millesima to describe the weather and harvest conditions for his 2011 vintage of Lafite-Rothschild. He explains a particularity of Lafite-Rothschild, that the wine will close up while developing in the bottle, before opening up again and expressing the complexities at the perfect moment of ageing. As with other Future ... Read More »

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