Tag Archives: Bdx2011

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview for Château Carbonnieux White Wine

Millesima presents Carbonnieux White 2011. Check out our video to see what château owner Philibert Perrin has to say about his white wine from the latest vintage. The white from 2011 is certainly one of the best vintages from the past ten years…The Sauvignon is very floral, fruity, and very citrusy, the Semillon is very compact, very plump and with ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Haut-Marbuzet

Henri Duboscq, Owner of Château Haut-Marbuzet invites Millesima into his cellar to explain the unusual weather he and his team experienced for the 2011 vintage. He also takes a moment to describe his wine from 2011, and how merlot played an important role in making this vintage. The merlot is very well made, round, charming and pleasant. Although the 2011 ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeurs 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Peyrabon

Xavier Michelet, manager and technical directeur of this Haut-Medoc Cru Bourgeois,  sits down with Millesima to share his thoughts and experiences concerning the 2011 vintage. The first criteria that comes to mind is the decadence of the wine, which has perfectly balanced tannic structure, that will develop over the next 14 months of barrel ageing and will be at its ... Read More »

How the En Primeur Process Works (Episode 3)

Allocations are very important in the En Primeur process. They determine who is able to purchase the primeur wines, and in what quantity. A smooth transition is created by the brokers between the châteaux and the wine merchants, who are given an allocation depending on the previous year’s purchase and the current vintage’s production. Find our 2011 En Primeur Wines ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeurs- Releases Week One

Salut tout le monde! To keep you up to date on the Bordeaux En Primeur releases thus far (for those of you who aren’t yet using Wine Alerts) here is a list of the châteaux by appellation: Pauillac: Lafite-Rothschild, Ch. La Fleur Peyrabon. SaintEstephe: Ch. Cos d’Estournel, Ch. Lilian Ladouys, Ch. Capburn Gasqueton, Les Pagodes de Cos, Ch. Marquis de ... Read More »

What is a ‘Future’ wine? And why is #bdx11 blowing up my twitter feed? (Episode One)

What is ‘En Primeur’ week? How does it work? And why is it so important? For those of you who are not familiar with the term ‘Futures’ or ‘Primeurs’ in French, I will take my next few posts to share a brief explanation of the frenzy that takes over the wine world each spring. In addition to a few explanations ... Read More »

Futures 2011 : Release of Château Lafite-Rothschild, Classified First Growth in 1855, AOC Pauillac

Millesima, the 5th largest buyer of Bordeaux fine wine futures, announces the release of Château Lafite-Rothschild, Classified First Growth from AOC Pauillac. You do not want to miss out on the opportunity to add this to your collection. Reserve your 2011 Lafite-Rothschild available in several formats by clicking here. Read More »