Primeurs

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 »

Primeurs 2016: Top appellations from the Left Bank

chateau Calon Segur - ©Sebastien Cottereau

With irregular weather conditions and unexpected qualitative results, 2016 can only be described as a “miraculous” vintage. After an extremely hot summer, the refreshing downpour of September 13th, 2016 transformed this average vintage into the vintage of the century! Surpassing 2015, 2016 produced sublime wines full of finesse and elegance. Unlock the secrets of this vintage on the Left Bank: Saint-Estephe, Saint–Julien and Pauillac. 2016: ... 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 »

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

© Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande F. Poincet (Occit Media)

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 | Chateau Pichon Baron: A Family Tradition in Pauillac

© Château Pichon Baron

Chateau Pichon Baron is a legendary estate located in the Pauillac appellation. Its beautiful architecture and beautifully produced wines are only parts of the legacy that surround this magnificent chateau. A Great Century The historical domain was created at the end of the 17th century, or the “Grand Siecle” (Great Century). Pierre Desmezures de Rauzan, respected and influential wine merchant ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Releases of the 07-06-2017

Primeurs 2016 chateau d'Issan

The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Margaux, Saint-Emilion and Pomerol.  Chateau d’Issan – Margaux Chateau d’Issan is an 1855 Classified 3rd Growth from the Margaux appellation with a strong and rich history. In 1152, it was used for the marriage of Alienor d’Aquitaine and Henri Plantagenet (known as La Mothe-Cantenac). The Essenault family is responsible for naming ... Read More »

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