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Vintage 2015 in Bordeaux

2015 Bordeaux En Primeur

Delivers On Its Early Promise The wines of 2015 have been hotly anticipated since before the grapes were even harvested. Early weather reports were encouraging, and all reports indicate the year has delivered on its initial promise. The stars aligned to provide conditions observers compare to the legendary 2005 vintage – with 2015 already delivering nine perfect 100-point scores from American ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur: Why Vintage Matters

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Bordeaux’s Variable Weather Bordeaux is blessed with a mild climate that avoids extreme temperatures. Moderated by its location next to the Atlantic ocean, its vineyards benefit from warm summers and plentiful sun. In fact, the city of Bordeaux has more total sunshine hours than Biarritz. Winters are cool, rather than cold, and vine-destroying frost is relatively rare. Bordeaux receives more rain ... Read More »

L’Aventure winery: The French Touch in California

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Oenology graduate Stephan Asseo began his winemaking career in the 1980s in Burgundy and among the many celebrated Bordeaux family vineyards. It was here he build his name, thanks to the wines from Chateau Robin and Chateau Fleur Cardinale. After working for 17 years in Bordeaux, he decided to turn to new horizons and escape the strict rules and regulations ... Read More »

The Weekend des Grands Crus – Bordeaux – May 18th and 19th

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The Weekend des Grands Crus – Bordeaux – 18 & 19 May 2013 Hangar 14 – Quai des Chartrons – Bordeaux This year, the 8th annual Weekend des Grands Crus will be held on 18 and 19 May, organized by the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux. The highlight of this event is the Saturday tasting that provides a rare, ... Read More »

Congratulating World’s Best Sommelier Paolo Basso with Chateau Peyrabon

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World’s Best Sommelier Paolo Basso with Chateau Peyrabon 2010 The Best Sommelier in the World Swiss-Italian Sommelier Paolo Basso, posing here with a Jeroboam of Chateau Peyrabon 2010, was named The Best Sommelier of the World last month after competing against 53 other world-renown sommeliers at the 14th annual competition held by Association de la Sommelerie Internationale (ASI) in Japan. Basso was educated in ... Read More »

Bordeaux Châteaux price releases En Primeur 2011

Château Talbot, Fourth Growth 1855 Classification

More Bordeaux 2011 prices have been release! Do not miss out on the opportunity to add your favorite chateau to your cellar! Find these and all our other 2011 En Primeur Wines on our website. Read More »

Carruades de Lafite 2011 is now available!

Don’t miss our on the opportunity to get the 2011 vintage of Carruades de Lafite. This wine from Pauillac is the Second Wine of Château Lafite-Rothschild, and is going fast! Read More »

Bordeaux Châteaux price releases Futures 2011

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Bordeaux châteaux have been releasing their prices over the past few weeks. Here are this week’s 2011 wines now available at Millesima! Find these and all our other 2011 En Primeur Wines on our website. Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Lalande-Borie

Millésima presents Lalande-Borie 2011 Futures, and an exclusive interview with Bruno Borie, Owner of Château Lalande-Borie. Here are a few of his tasting notes from the 2011 vintage: For the 2011 vintage of Lalande Borie, you will have a wine that is fruity, perfectly agreeable, seductive and well balanced. There is also a very exciting tannic structure. Even as early ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Talbot

Millesima goes behind the scenes with Jean-Pierre Marty, General Manager of Chateau Talbot, Fourth Growth from Saint Julien to find out more about his 2011 vintage. For us the aspect most remarkable about this vintage is the merlot grapes from the older vines…which give softness to the blending of Talbot 2011. Robert Parker recently gave Chateau Talbot 2011 a rating ... Read More »

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