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We completed our new fermentation cellar added, 10 small concrete vats. Also, now everything in the cellars is moved by gravity. Plus we have a new barrel room too.
The 2012 Bordeaux vintage turned out to be a great year for Merlot, with the ripeness of 2008 coupled with the balance of 1998.
Haut Brion adds to their Pessac Leognan holdings with purchase of vines located inside Haut Brion owned by the Allary family.
The First Growths are the most talked about Bordeaux wine producers in the world. I was not looking to write a traditional wine book with tasting notes. This is a story about who they are and how they got there. I hope the book can be read like a novel, rather than an encyclopedia.
During the 2012 Bordeaux harvest, we were on the drastic side, regarding sorting at Valandraud!
Sylvie Cazes steps down as president of Pichon Lalande and the UGC in a surprising move She is replaced by Nicolas Glumineau from Chateau Montrose at Pichon Lalande
The 2012 Bordeaux harvest was late because there was a discrepancy between technical and phenolic maturity, meaning that sugar and acidity levels were normal, but grapes were still lacking aromatic brightness.