PESSAC-LEOGNAN Located at the doorstop of Bordeaux, Pessac-Léognan is protected from cutting winds by a forest and possesses a soil comprised of gravel with pebbles carried by the Garonne two millennia ago. The terroir of Pessac-Léognan gives its wines a robust and complex personality. The dominant grape varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon, elected for its powerful [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Millesima announces the release of the 2011 prices for Chateau Leoville Poyferre. In this episode of the 2011 Exclusives, Millesima interviews Didier Cuvelier, Co-Owner & Manager of Château Léoville Poyferré (AC Saint Julien). From the beginning, we have a wine with absolutely phenomenal tannic notes, even better than 2009 and 2010… Above all, this is [...]
Owner of Chateau Gruaud Larose, Jean Merlaut has not yet released the pricing for his 2011 vintage, but in our exclusive video he reveals his opinions to Millesima. With the particularities of canopy management and the effects of the Landes Forest, this Second Growth from Saint Julian was rated 89-91 by Robert Parker. It’s true [...]
Caroline Frey, Owner of Chateau La Lagune invites us into the cellar of this Haut Medoc classified Third Growth to discuss not only her 2011 vintage and final product, but also the interesting business aspects of years such as 2011. This is definitely not a vintage to shy away from. It is however, best to [...]
Millésima presents the price release of Chateau Cantenac Brown 2011, Classified Third Growth AC Margaux. Cellar master Guillaume Dousset and wine ambassador Christelle Terrasse sit down with Millesima to share the details of the 2011 vintage at the estate. Essential sorting occurred in the vineyards as well as before fermentation, leading to a product that [...]
Millesima announces the release of pricing for Domaine de Chevalier 2011. Olivier Bernard, Owner and General manager of the estate invites Millesima into his cellar to discuss the durability of the vineyards and the specific traits of his 2011 red wine. From the barrels, this 2011 has a remarkable fruity quality. We feel that since [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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