Chateau Brane Cantenac Raises Money For Charity with Photographic Auction of exclusive images taken by photographer Eric Boissenot of Brane Cantenac estate.
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Robert Parker’s signature will not be used in any packaging, in the format of our logo or otherwise. We continue to maintain our strict policy of not profiting from the sale of wine. Endorsing wines for profit is in direct conflict with the policy we have maintained for more than 34 years. We have no plans to change this policy.
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In a bit of breaking news in Bordeaux, Domaine Clarence Dillon, headed by Prince Robert of Luxembourg, the owner of Chateau Haut Brion and Chateau La Mission Haut Brion added to their continued growing portfolio of Bordeaux estates with the purchase of Chateau L’Arrosée in St. Emilion from the Caille family. This is their second [...]
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Only 600 of these collectible Robert Parker Signature sets will be sold. The sets will sell at retail for a whopping 2,000 Euros retail, which equates to about $2,630 US dollars! The sets contain wines scoring 100 Pts from Robert Parker from the 2009 vintage.
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The additional smaller tronconic vats we added in 2010 helps us with the selection. We can now vinify with one plot per vat and work with more precision in the extraction. With 2012, we didn’t need to push extraction too much.
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Chateau Bon Pasteur along with 2 other Rolland family owned estates sells to Asian Investor who also owns vineyards in Napa, as he purchased the well-regarded Sloan winery for a record setting price, not that long ago.
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Perfectly ripe fruits, high levels of concentration, lush, rich textures and long, expansive finishes with the ability to age and evolve best describes 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape!
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Many elements go into making a great Chateauneuf du Pape vintage. One of the key components for a top year is when the traditional and classique wines perform well, producing, sublime, stylish and affordable wines.
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High prices for wine in Russia are due in part to money importer’s pay supermarket manager’s and restaurant owners insuring wines are in restaurants and stocked in the best Russian wine stores. These extra costs add between 20-30% to the importer’s official price.
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If you're considering purchasing 2012 Bordeaux wine, this guide offers tips on the best wines and values from this mixed, classic vintage.
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At its best, 2012 Bordeaux wines are lighter in style, perhaps similar to 2001 or 1999, blended with 2002. In the Right Bank, where the wines were more successful overall, numerous chateaux compare the vintage with 1998. As matter of quality, I do not agree with that premise.
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Older wines, especially mature Bordeaux often develop truffle aromas, along with numerous other complexities. Pairing those characteristics found in older wines with truffle dishes is a naturally perfect combination. Especially when it is so easy to do.
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I have the perfect place here in Provence. It's close to Avignon and not far from Chateauneuf du Pape. The restaurant is located in their home. You can enjoy the pleasures of Provencal, gourmet cuisine with a great selection of Southern Rhone wine!
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There is a lot to see at the Yquem starting with the famous wine cellar and its incredible array of old bottles, collecting dust and character. Vintages from the 1800’s, when America was in the middle of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln was president are there along with even older wines! It’s an incredible site to see.
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