En Primeur

Primeurs 2016: Our Team Favourites

Having enjoyed excellent climatic conditions that allowed for harvesting at optimum maturity in several regions, the 2016 vintage can be described as truly exceptional! Following in the footsteps of 1928/1929, 1989/1990, 2009/2010, the years 2015/2016 join the ranks of superb duo-vintages. Millésima offers over 250 wines en primeur, making it difficult to choose… Luckily, the Millésima sales team is here ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | The 2016 Vintage at Chateau Lynch-Bages

A vintage like none other, 2016 at Chateau Lynch-Bages enjoys a profile characterised by intense colour, very clear fruit aromas, a relatively good acidity and very powerful, yet velvety, tannins. Despite the uneven weather conditions, the 2016 vintage turned out to be quite remarkable! A recap of this year at Chateau Lynch-Bages: Climatic Conditions of the Vintage The season began ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016: Top appellations from the Right Bank

Having enjoyed a perfectly smooth grape ripening in 2016, the Right Bank offers us wines just as exceptional as those of the Left Bank, but in a different range. Revealing exceptional purity, warmth and tight, silky tannins, the Right Bank wines of 2016 are simply delicious and full of superb black fruit aromas. Let’s take a look at the success of this ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau l’Evangile, Lord of Pomerol

Chateau l'Evangile Futures 2016

Neighbour to prestigious estates, such as Petrus and Cheval Blanc, Chateau l’Evangile has in the past decade become one of the most prominent in Pomerol. At the foundations of the vineyard Chateau l’Evangile owes its origin to the Leglise family, who actively participated in the construction of the Pomerol vineyard in the mid-18th century. In the XIX century, the domain ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 09-06-2017

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Chateau Haut-Bailly in Pessac-Leognan. Chateau Haut-Bailly – Pessac-Leognan Chateau Haut-Bailly is a Graves Classified Growth from the Pessac-Leognan appellation. The first traces of the wine go back to 1431 in Pujau, the current location of the property today. Since 1998, the chateau has been owned by Robert G. Wilmers, an American manager ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Release of the 2016 Vintage of Chateau Pontet-Canet

Chateau Pontet-Canet is an 81 hectare Classified Fifth Growth in the heart of the Pauillac appellation. Winegrowing philosophy of the chateau is allowing the grapes to reveal their truest selves, with little to no interference. This true expression is why the wines of Chateau Pontet-Canet are elegant and continue to grow over time. 3 centuries, 3 families In 1705, Jean-Francois ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 08-06-2017

En Primeurs 08-06-2017

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Pomerol and Pessac-Leognan. Chateau Clinet – Pomerol Located in the heart of Pomerol, Chateau Clinet offers an ideal terroir for making a very great wine. The parcels are on a bed of güntzian gravel. The property has been owned by the Laborde family since 1998. They strive to offer wines of ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou: Passion in Saint-Julien

Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou en primeurs 2016

Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is named after the beautiful stones (beau caillou) found on the property. The ecosystem is responsible for producing elegant, fruity, fine wines that are typical of the Saint-Julien appellation. International acclaim Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is located in the middle of a 100 year old park, with an exceptional view of the Gironde estuary. The chateau’s history dates back to ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Leoville Poyferre : Balance & Complexity in the Medoc

Chateau Leoville Poyferre dates back to 1638, at the time, Leoville was the largest property in the Medoc. Over time and several generations it has become fragmented. Leoville Poyferre’s grand wine began its legacy in 1840 and was anointed a Second Classified Growth 15 years later. Didier Cuvelier has been in charge of the chateau’s well-being since 1979. The Bourgeois ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Domaine de Chevalier 2016 Revealed

Domaine de Chevalier is a Classified Growth in the Graves region of Pessac-Leognan. Described as a secret garden, the wines produced in the garden are anything but secret. More than just a vineyard Its history can be traced back to the 17th century. At the time, there was more forest than vineyard, which is why Chevalier is referred to as ... Read More »