Bordeaux

Chateau Olivier: A Rich History of Fine Wine

Chateau Olivier

A Piece of Bordeaux History With 60 hectares nestled in a rich forest in Pessac-Leognan, Chateau Olivier has a rich history that dates to the middle ages. In fact, many historians believe as far back as the 11th Century. Once the preferred hunting retreat of Edward of Woodstock of the House of Plantagenet, also known as the Black Prince, this estate is now ... Read More »

Chateau Montrose: Long Life in Saint Estephe

Chateau Montrose

Dating to the late 18th Century, the land on which Chateau Montrose now sits originally belonged to “The Prince of Vines,” Alexandre de Ségur, one-time owner of the Lafite, Latour and Mouton estates. However, it was not until after 1778 when the Ségur family sold the land to the DuMoulin family that the land was developed.  Known as the “Lande ... Read More »

Producer Profile: Chateau Lynch-Bages

Chateau Lynch Bages

Like all great Bordeaux estates, Château Lynch-Bages has a rich and complex history. This estate dates back to the tiny 16th Century hamlet of Bages, in Pauillac, where the Déjean family planted vineyards. In 1728, the estate was sold to Chevalier Pierre Drouillard, who later left the estate to his daughter Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Lynch.  Born in France but ... Read More »