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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

Primeurs 2016

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 »

Primeurs 2016 | Release of the 13-06-2017

Primeurs 2016 Chateau La Conseillante

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Chateau La Conseillante in Pomerol. Chateau La Conseillante – Pomerol Chateau La Conseillante owes its name to a former owner, Catherine Conseillan. Starting in 1871 the Nicolas family, the current owners, acquired the chateau. The vines of the nearly 12 hectare estate are planted on gravel and clay in the Pomerol appellation. ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Figeac, the most Left Bank estate on the Right Bank, releases its 2016 vintage

Chateau FIGEAC Primeurs 2016

Chateau FIGEAC is a 1er Grand Cru in the Saint Emilion appellation, that offers some of the most refined and elegant wines of Bordeaux. The domain’s location, terroir, and history are perfectly intertwined with that of Saint-Emilion. Dating back to the second century and the Figeacus family. The Figeacus family In the 2nd century, the Figeacus family owned a large ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 12-06-2017

Primeurs 2016 Chateau L'Eglise Clinet

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Chateau L’Eglise Clinet and Clos L’Eglise in Pomerol. Chateau L’Eglise Clinet – Pomerol Family owned since 1882, Chateau L’Eglise Clinet is located in the Pomerol appellation. Denis Durantou, the current owner, strives to produce a wine that takes advantage of the rich terroir. There are 4.5 hectares of Merlot and Cabernet Franc ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau Leoville Las Cases, one of the oldest estates in the Medoc unveils its 2016 vintage

Chateau Leoville Las Cases futures 2016

Considered one of the oldest estates of the region and after four decades, Chateau Leoville Las Cases is the most consistent of the Medoc grands crus classe. A story dating back to the XVII century The Leoville estate belonged to some of the most influential noble families of France before its acquisition by the Las Cases. The estate was split ... Read More »

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