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Chateau Pape Clement 2010, an exceptional vintage

Chateau Pape Clement 2010

Chateau Pape Clement is one of the oldest classified growths in Bordeaux. It is a Graves Classified Growth in the Pessac-Leognan region appellation. The estate This historic property has been harvesting grapes since 1252, under the leadership of Bertrand de Goth who became Pope Clement V in 1305. This 30 hectare vineyard is planted on Pyrenean gravel that dates back ... Read More »

Millesima Tips #8 | How to serve an old bottle of wine

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In this series of Millesima Tips we will discuss vintage wines. Where to buy them, how to store and protect them for several years and how to serve them. The older a wine is, the more difficult it can be to serve it properly without damaging the wine. With time, wine becomes more elegant and fragile. Choosing a Bottle Before ... Read More »

2017: A look at the wine harvest season around the world

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The 2017 vintage has been a series of ups and downs for winemakers all over the world. Early this year, most European countries were confronted with threatening and dangerous weather. Hail and frost are both quite dangerous for grapes, especially early on in the season.  France: Hot & Cold Cold temperatures and hail in April devastated many wine growers in ... Read More »

Millesima Tips # 7 | Decanter vs. Carafe

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Well-developed wine is a wonderful experience for any wine lover; winegrowers, connoisseurs and amateurs alike. But knowing which tools and accessories should be used with which wines is never easy. This week’s Millesima Tips looks at two tools used for vastly different occasions, the decanter and the carafe. Carafe Carafes tend to look like vases, long bodies and small bases. ... Read More »

Millesima Tips #6 | How to store your wine

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In the last edition of Millesima Tips we discussed the important characteristics that a wine can develop with time. This week, we will discover different tools and techniques that will protect your wines as they age. Age matters: Young vs. old Some wines are meant to be enjoyed early on, because their tannic structure and acidity do not allow them ... Read More »

Domaine Jacques Prieur | A Vast Collection of Prestigious Vineyards

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Founded in 1865 and based in the famous Meursault appellation of Burgundy, the prestigious Domaine Jacques Prieur reigns over a vast collection of diverse vineyards, spread across the region’s most widely known appellations. Today this 21-hectare estate comprises 9 Grand Crus in the Cote d’Or and 14 Premier Crus in the Cote de Nuits and Cote de Beaune regions, planted with the region’s two most celebrated varietals, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 150 Years of ... Read More »

Tasting Chateau d’Armailhac and Chateau Coutet

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Tasting at Millesima NYC! Tastings every Thursday Read More »

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