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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: Five Reasons To Buy Futures

Why Buy Futures? Buying wine en primeur – also known as futures – is intertwined with the history of Bordeaux’s finest wines. Until the late 20th century, the practice was largely limited to those in the wine trade. However, now savvy consumers can also purchase the most in-demand wines before they are even bottled. Each spring, buyers and journalists converge on the ... Read More »

Robert Parker finally releases his Bordeaux 2013 scores

After a long wait, Robert Parker published his tasting notes for the Bordeaux 2013 en-primeurs in early September. As this vintage was particularly difficult (especially for the red wines), taking his time to publish these famous points may seem more reasonable. As for white wines 2013 White and sweet wines are – thanks to the weather that was more favourable ... Read More »

What are “En Primeur” wines or “Wine Futures”?

En Primeur week has arrived in Bordeaux, and we want to share this distinctly Bordelais tradition with you! What? “En Primeur,” sometimes called “Wine Futures,” is a way for anyone to buy the most highly-demanded top-level Bordeaux wines 1-2 years before they are bottled and released on the market. When? Each spring, thousands of wine professionals visit Bordeaux for the opening of the primeur campaign where ... Read More »

Bordeaux Châteaux price releases En Primeur 2011

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

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 »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Léoville Poyferré

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 a wine with good aging ... Read More »