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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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 »
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 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 »
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
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 »
Neighbour to prestigious estates, such as Petrus and Cheval Blanc, Chateau l’Evangile has in the past decade become one of the most prominent in Pomerol. At the foundations of the vineyard Chateau l’Evangile owes its origin to the Leglise family, who actively participated in the construction of the Pomerol vineyard in the mid-18th century. In the XIX century, the domain ... Read More »