Bordeaux

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 »

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 | 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 »

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 »

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

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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 | The wonderful 2016 vintage of Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande is available!

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Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan founded Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande in the 17th century. The chateau received its current name after the marriage of Virginie, the daughter of Joseph de Pichon Longueveille, and the Count of Lalande. For 250 years, the family has been determined to produce quality wines using the historical know-how of the chateau. A rich ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 08-06-2017

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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 »

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