Author Archives: Lili Kocsis

Primeurs 2016 | The 2016 Vintage at Chateau Lynch-Bages

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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 »

Chateau Sainte Roseline | Natural Beauty, Human Artistry and Rich Winemaking Legacy

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Located in the heart of the Cotes de Provence region, Chateau Sainte Roseline has long seduced its visitors with its harmonious blend of natural beauty, human artistry and spectacular wines. The estate’s terroirs, used for the cultivation of grapevine for nearly one thousand years, was declared a Cru Classe in 1955. Today it produces some of the most recognized and ... Read More »

Domaines Ott | A Century of Know-How in an Emblematic Bottle

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When Marcel Ott purchased the first of three Ott estates in 1896, he saw potential in the stunning landscape of Provence and its unique, diverse terroirs. And while it took a century of replanting and restructuring, the Ott family successfully transformed these vineyards from phylloxera-ridden land where only olives lavender and mulberry trees would grow, into one of the most ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016: Top appellations from the Right Bank

A vineyard in Siaurac

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 »

Chateau de Chamirey | Wines from the Best Terroirs of Mercurey

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Built in the early 18th century, Chateau de Chamirey is the sparkling gem of the Mercurey appellation in Burgundy. The chateau has been in the Devillard family for 3 generations and follows tradition wine-making techniques, including harvest by hand. The estate consists of 91 acres, out of which 38 are designated Premier Crus, and the vines are planted on what are no doubt ... Read More »

Domaine Bader-Mimeur | A Grand Vin de Bourgogne

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Situated in the Cote de Beaune of Burgundy, Domaine Bader-Mimeur produces a wide range of spectacular wines from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The various vineyard parcels are treated with minimal intervention to allow for an environmentally friendly wine-making process. Grapes undergo careful selection and wines are aged in top-quality oak barrels to produce extraordinary wines with complex aromas and flavours. ... Read More »

Lafaurie-Peyraguey On The Rocks | A Brand New Way of Enjoying Sauternes

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AOC Sauternes in the Graves region of Bordeaux is famous for the production of sweet wine using the “noble rot” technique, popularized in the 18th century. The historical Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey estate produces a Sauternes ranked as a Premier Grand Cru in the prestigious classification of 1855. To enjoy in the heat of summertime the chateau proposes a brand new method ... Read More »

Cloudy Bay | The Pearl of New Zealand

Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay was one of the first wineries to be established in the Marlborough area of New Zealand. Founded 30 years ago by David Hohnen – also founder of Cape Mentelle in Australia – the estate now covers nearly 310 hectares. In 2014 the estate celebrated its 30th vintage. The property gets its name from its ideal geographical location between the ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 09-06-2017

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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 »

June 10th | Third Annual Rosé Day

National Rose Day

As we enter the warmer months, chilled bottles of rosé replace the buxom reds in our wine cabinets. We celebrate the third annual International Rosé Day. But what exactly is rosé, this wine so closely associated with sunshine and summertime? A big misconception arises from the colour, which ranges from onion-skin orange to vibrant purple, depending on the varietal of grape ... Read More »

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