Author Archives: Aliye Melton

A Bordeaux Tasting: The Wines of Bernard Magrez

Chateau Fombrauge

Chateau Fombrauge One of Bernard Magrez’ four Grand Crus Classé estates, Chateau Fombrauge in St. Emillion was acquired in 1999 and obtained its classification in 2012, after extensive investment and renovation. One of the largest estates in St. Emillion, this estate has a rich history that dates to the 16th Century and the 100 Years War. A pioneer in the ... Read More »

Crus Bourgeois Tasting: Featuring Chateau Tour des Termes and Chateau Larose Trintaudon

Chateau Larose Trintaudon

Chateau Tour des Termes: Despite a family presence in the Medoc that dates to 1678, five generations of the Anney family have been making wine in Saint Estephe since 1876. The estate takes its name from the remains of an ancient Gallo-Roman lighthouse that stands in the middle of the “les termes” or land’s end vineyard. Today known as one ... Read More »

Chateau Angelus: A Remarkable Bottle for a Remarkable Vintage

Chateau Angelus

A new label celebrating the new Classification of Chateau Angelus. Chateau Angelus, an acclaimed Premier Grand Cru from Saint Emilion, created a remarkable new bottle for the 2012 vintage. Reclassified Grand Cru “A” as part of the September 2012 classification assessment, Chateau Angelus joins a very exclusive circle that includes Cheval Blanc and Chateau Ausone. Thus the 2012 Vintage became the ... Read More »

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