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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 La Lagune

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 wait a bit before consumption ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Cantenac Brown

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 wonderfully reflects both the terroir ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Domaine de Chevalier

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 the moment it was put ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Ducru Beaucaillou

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 with dark red fruits and ... 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 Giscours

Alexander Van Beek, General Manager of both Chateau du Tertre and Château Giscours takes a moment with Millesima to reflect on the harvest, and his final product for 2011 Ch Giscours. He notes the importance of the cabernet sauvignon, as well as the significance of vintages which start out at the underdog, such as 2011. It can be compared to ... Read More »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château du Tertre

Millesima announces the release of Château du Tertre 2011. Alexander Van Beek, General Manager of the appellation Margaux estate describes his experience with the vintage and how the cabernet sauvignon has played a key role in creating the 2011 wine. This is a vintage typically Medocain, because there is nice acidity in the wine and at the same time a ... 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 »

Bordeaux En Primeur 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Pontet Canet

Millesima announces the release of Château Pontet Canet, Grand Cru Classé in 1855, AC Pauillac. Chateau owner Alfred Tesseron explains why balance and purity are integral aspects of his 2011 vintage, and the importance of working in a forward manner, rather than backwards. We have a wine that is balanced, and balance is very important to me. We also have ... Read More »

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