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220 Years of Maison Louis Latour

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Maison Louis Latour is one of those great names in the world of wine, which will always remain synonymous with excellence in Burgundy. This prestigious estate, managed by 11 generations of Latour men, has seen 220 years of wine-making history, marked by a series of tactful expansions, a delicate balance between tradition and modernity, and the creation of a remarkable ... Read More »

Maison Bollinger | Two Centuries of Family Legacy in Champagne

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From the very moment that Athanase de Villermont recognised the unparalleled potential of his family estate, the prestigious Maison Bollinger has been synonymous with excellence in Champagne. The property has been passed down from generation to generation for nearly two centuries, with each new family member contributing a unique ingredient to the business, just as each parcel of vines and reserves ... Read More »

Dom Perignon Reveals its 2009 Vintage Cuvee

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The prestigious Dom Perignon House has recently announced the release of its 2009 vintage, an iconic cuvee marking the end of a very successful decade in Champagne. This vintage, which achieves perfect maturity and balance, seemed to demand attention throughout its conception. The Dom Perignon Vintage 2009 : A Year of Extreme Conditions   Produced exclusively in the best years, the Dom Perignon ... Read More »

Domaine Louis Cheze: The Success Story of a Self-Taught Winemaker

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When Louis Cheze took over his family farm in 1978, his goal was to have 10 hectares dedicated to grapevines. Thanks to his passion, determination and natural curiosity, the estate now covers 35 hectares over a variety of appellations. The vineyards of Domaine Louis Cheze, located in the heart of northern Cotes du Rhone produce a beautiful range of Viognier, ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Primeurs 2016 | Release of the 14-06-2017

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The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Vieux Chateau Certan in Pomerol. Vieux Chateau Certan – Pomerol Vieux Chateau Certan is one of the oldest appellations in Pomerol, dating back to the 16th century. The Scottish family, the Demays, were the first owners. In 1785, the property is mentioned on the map of Belleyme under the name of ... Read More »

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