Continuing with the En Primeur theme from yesterday’s introduction to the Bordeaux en primeur system, this video discusses the Bordeaux marketplace. Here’s a quick summary. Each spring, thousands of wine professionals visit Bordeaux for the opening of the Primeur campaign. Over 150 of the top estates welcome journalists, buyers, importers, retailers and other wine professionals from all over the world ... Read More »
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We’ve been talking a lot about 2010 Bordeaux Vintage Reports by Appellation. If you are brand new to the world of Bordeaux wine futures, this video will explain the concept of en primeur and a bit of its history. Here’s the quick summary. En primeur, sometimes called wine futures, is a way for anyone to buy the most highly-demanded Bordeaux ... Read More »
Now that the chateaux have started releasing their 2010 Bordeaux prices, you may want to take a minute to review the tasting notes of our Managing Director, Roger Bohmrich. In April 2011, Bohmrich visited Bordeaux during En Primeur week and released his full assessment of the 2010 Bordeaux vintage. The coverage includes his tasting notes and video commentary filmed during ... Read More »
Chateau Picque Caillou is located in the heart of the Pessac-Leognan appellation next to its more famous neighbors, Haut-Brion and Pape Clément. Once a preferred wine of Napoleon 1st, Picque Caillou has a reputation for high-quality and good-value wines of the area. Owned by Paulin Calvet, Picque Caillou produces a red wine (50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon) and a white ... Read More »
These last few weeks have seen many top chateaux launch their Bordeaux 2010 prices. While the 2010 Bordeaux vintage is fantastic (see Roger Bohmrich’s vintage report PDF and 2010 Bordeaux Vintage Reports by Appellation PDF for a full report), the prices are also considerably higher than 2009. We know that a weak dollar combined with high prices may make you ... Read More »
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