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Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Poujeaux

Christophe Labenne, Manager of  Cru Bourgeois Château Poujeaux (AOC Moulis), took the time to share with Millesima his experience with the 2011 vintage. This ‘winegrower’s vintage’ posed some challenges in terms of quantity and grape selection, but Château Poujeaux took great care in sorting its berries during the harvest, allowing cabernet sauvignon grapes to excel in the final blend from ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview for Carbonnieux Red Wine

After watching yesterday’s video on Château Carbonnieux’s White wine, see what owner Philibert Perrin has to say about the characteristics of his 2011 Red Wine. So this vintage will be rather round, opulent and pleasing with ripe merlot, but not overripe as to keep the freshness and fruit, and cabernet sauvignon with good density and a nice tannic structure followed ... Read More »

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 »

Benefits of the En Primeur Wine System (Episode 4)

The greatest advantages of buying en primeur wines are the pricing and availability. The château release their prices several weeks after the Futures Tastings. Only those wine merchants registered within the Bordeaux region have the opportunity to purchase from the ‘Place de Bordeaux.’ Even if you are not a wine professional, you can benefit from buying wine before it is ... 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 »

Meet Abby and Louisa

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Dear Readers, Welcome to our brand new Millésima Blog. Based in Bordeaux we aim to regularly post short and juicy information for you to savour in a break at work, on your iPad while in transit or comfortably on a sofa. Post will varyingly be written by either Abby or me, Louisa. Please excuse the odd -ize instead of -ise ... Read More »

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