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Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview with La Croix de Beaucaillou

We previously shared Bruno Borie’s Ch. Lalande-Borie and Ch. Ducru-Beaucaillou 2011. In this behind the scenes interview, he explains the idea behind La Croix de Beaucaillou 2011, the second wine created from the Ducru-Beaucaillou estate. Croix de Beaucaillou has a specificity this year- 7% of petit verdot in the blend. This is a variety that is difficult to master, but ... Read More »

Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Lalande-Borie

Millésima presents Lalande Borie 2011 Futures, and an exclusive interview with Bruno Borie, Owner of Chateau Lalande Borie. Here are a few of his tasting notes from the 2011 vintage: For the 2011 vintage of Lalande Borie, you will have a wine that is fruity, perfectly agreeable, seductive and well balanced. There is also a very exciting tannic structure. Even ... Read More »

Four Very Different Faces of California Wine: Calera Chardonnay, Wind Gap Trousseau Gris, Sean Minor Pinot Noir and Fleur de California Petite Sirah.

California. The third largest state in the U.S. While its reputation may have been made based on the Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay vines grown in the Napa Valley, it only makes sense that such a large and diverse state is also home to a wide-ranging and eclectic group of wines and winemakers; tomorrow we’ll be showing a small sampling of ... Read More »

Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Talbot

Millesima goes behind the scenes with Jean-Pierre Marty, General Manager of Chateau Talbot, Fourth Growth from Saint Julien to find out more about his 2011 vintage. For us the aspect most remarkable about this vintage is the merlot grapes from the older vines…which give softness to the blending of Talbot 2011. Robert Parker recently gave Chateau Talbot 2011 a rating ... Read More »

Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Leoville Poyferre

Millesima announces the release of the 2011 prices for Chateau Leoville Poyferre. In this episode of the 2011 Exclusives, Millesima interviews Didier Cuvelier, Co-Owner & Manager of Chateau Leoville Poyferre (AC Saint Julien). From the beginning, we have a wine with absolutely phenomenal tannic notes, even better than 2009 and 2010… Above all, this is a wine with good aging ... Read More »

Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Gruaud Larose

Owner of Chateau Gruaud Larose, Jean Merlaut has not yet released the pricing for his 2011 vintage, but in our exclusive video he reveals his opinions to Millesima. With the particularities of canopy management and the effects of the Landes Forest, this Second Growth from Saint Julian was rated 89-91 by Robert Parker. It’s true that we were afraid to ... Read More »

Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château La Lagune

Caroline Frey, Owner of Chateau La Lagune invites us into the cellar of this Haut Medoc classified Third Growth to discuss not only her 2011 vintage and final product, but also the interesting business aspects of years such as 2011. This is definitely not a vintage to shy away from. It is however, best to wait a bit before consumption ... Read More »

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