Author Archives: Millesima

Christoph Kunzli presents his wines: Le Piane “Maggiorina”, Le Piane “Piane”, Le Piane “Boca” and Le Meridiana Campo delle Piane

Le Piane Meridiana Vineyard Landscape

The Wines of Le Piane Le Piane “Maggiorina” 2011 This is Le Piane’s interpretation of the classic field blend table wines of the alto Piemonte. Fermented in stainless steel, and intended for earlier drinking, it is a blend of Nebbiolo, Vespolina, Croatina, Uva Rara, and more. Though it’s certainly unpretentious, it’s also entirely delicious, and the immediate, fresh fruit tones, ... Read More »

Producer Profile: Chateau Margaux

Chateau Margaux - The Versailles of the Medoc

Centuries of History Known since the 12th Century as La Mothe de Margaux, Chateaux Margaux was not always a wine producing estate. This practice was slowly cultivated over time by a number of significant Lords.  However, it was the family Lestonnac, who in 1572 developed the great estate as we know it today. Over the course of ten years they completely restructured ... Read More »

Hortense’s Pick for May: Clos de Lunes “Lune Blanche” and Chateau Tour des Termes

Hortense Bernard - General Manager

Clos de Lunes “Lune Blanche” and Chateau Tour des Termes Read More »

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