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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 »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Gruaud Larose

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 that we were afraid to ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Lynch-Bages

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 were very powerful. Here we ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Marquis d’Alesme

Millesima revisits owner Nathalie Perrodo Samani, and General Manager Marjolaine Maurice de Coninck of Chateau Marquis d’Alesme. We saw their other property Chateau Labegorce last week, here we take a look at Marquis d’Alesme, a Classified Third Growth Margaux estate under the same management. Labegorce has 50% merlot and is a wine very easy to drink at a young age, ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Grand Corbin-Despagne

François Despagne, Owner of Château Grand Corbin-Despagne meets with Millesima to discuss his thoughts on the estate’s 200th vintage, and how he benefitted from the summer weather that had tourists running for cover. Our greatest strength is that this is our 200th vintage. I think the consumer will have fun with this wine, which has very supple tannins that play ... Read More »