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Insurance companies continue taking a bigger position in Bordeaux. AXA has the largest holdings in the region with Pichon Baron, Petit Village and Suduiraut. Lascombes sold for almost $300,000,000 to La Mutuelle and with this transaction, that trend continues with the sale of Calon Segur.
Masi Tupungato experiments with the Apassimento technique on Malbec and Pinot Grigio. The Apassimento method uses grapes that, after harvesting, have been dried on straw mats to concentrates flavors, aromas and sugar, resulting in a more intensely flavoured wine.
The best wines of Bordeaux offer great pleasure in their youth, middle age and at full maturity. In part, that is a key characteristic of a great wine, which few wines offer. 1982 Pichon Lalande has all that and more in spades.
If you're one of the many people planning on visiting Bordeaux this summer, join the crowds. If you're looking to avoid some of the more touristy dining destinations, and you want to eat the same Bordeaux restaurants as the locals do, this article is for you.
2011 Cheval Blanc – From 52% Cabernet Franc and 48% Merlot, the wine will be aged in 100% new oak. The wine reached 13% alcohol and represents 65% of the harvest. This is a fresh, refined, elegant style of Cheval Blanc that offers soft, ripe, pure, fresh black and white cherries, floral, spice, truffle, smoke […]
Few chateaux in Bordeaux produce red and white wines of quality that sell for a fair price. Domaine de Chevalier is an exception to that rule.
For the 2011 Haut Bailly, we had to extract like a ballerina and use a gentle touch at low temperatures. This considered the style of the vintage and helped us avoid unipe or hard tannins.”