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Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview Château Pontet Canet

Millesima announces the release of Château Pontet Canet, Grand Cru Classé in 1855, AC Pauillac. Chateau owner Alfred Tesseron explains why balance and purity are integral aspects of his 2011 vintage, and the importance of working in a forward manner, rather than backwards. We have a wine that is balanced, and balance is very important to me. We also have ... Read More »

Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Sociando-Mallet

Jean Gautreau, Owner of Chateau Sociando-Mallet  (Haut-Medoc AC) shares with Millesima his thoughts on the 2011, and how they compare to his recent vintages of 2008, 2009 and 2010. He believes that in the last four years wonderful wines have been produced on his estate, noting the fact that 2011 is underrated. 2011 is a very colorful wine as you ... Read More »

Bordeaux Futures 2011 Exclusive – Interview with Château Poujeaux

Christophe Labenne, Manager of  Cru Bourgeois Château Poujeaux (AC Moulis), took the time to share with Millesima his experience with the 2011 vintage. This ‘winegrower’s vintage’ posed some challenges in terms of quantity and grape selection, but Château Poujeaux took great care in sorting its berries during the harvest, allowing cabernet sauvignon grapes to excel in the final blend from ... Read More »