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PANDEMIC UPDATE! You Can Visit France

You can now visit Yquem and France without quarantine Below is the advisory from the French Government Q: I am a foreign national. Can I enter France? There are no restrictions for travel to Metropolitan France from the European space (European Union Member States, United Kingdom, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, …

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Bordeaux 2019 

Proprietor of VCC – Vieux Chateau Certan – Alexandre Thienpont Price per bottle ex-chateau (to negociants) Chateau Angelus €230 Chateau Ausone €420 Chateau d’Armailhac €28.80 Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse €78 Chateau Beau-Sejour-Becot €37.80 Chateau Beychevelle €52.80 Chateau Branaire-Ducru €28.20 Chateau Canon €69.60 Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere €49 Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion €64.80 Chateau Chasse-Spleen …

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Bordeaux 2018

The world has not yet tasted the 2019 Bordeaux Vintage because of the coronavirus pandemic. When that will take place is still up in the air. Until then, we present the verdict on the 2018 Vintage in the newest edition of FINE, arguably India’s most important wine magazine, of which CH’NG Poh Tiong …

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Philippe Blanc’s Video of Beychevelle 2019

Philippe Blanc on Chateau Beychevelle 2019 • Celebrating His 25th Vintage The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown have meant that the Bordeaux 2019 Vintage has not been tasted by the media and trade. When that will happen, no one knows for now. Chateau Beychevelle Managing Director & Chief Winemaker Philippe Blanc has …

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Chateau Cheval Blanc 1947

Journalists from around the world – mostly French and one from Asia – surround Chateau Cheval Blanc Managing Director Pierre Lurton (centre) following a tasting of 20 vintages of the Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A on 14 May 2011. It is one of the greatest wines ever produced. Just …

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Esperance de Trotanoy Vertical 

Esperance de Trotanoy Vertical  This vertical took place on Friday 21 Febraury 2020 at the office of Etablissements Jean-Pierre Moueix in Quai du Priourat. The quay is next to the Dordogne River in the town of Libourne, the heart of the wine trade of the Right Bank. The sky was blue …

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Chateau Trotanoy

Christian Moueix is proprietor of Chateau Trotanoy, La Fleur Petrus, Chateau Belair-Monange, and the wine merchant Etablissements Jean-Pierre Moueix. Vines are known to have been planted at Trotanoy since at least 1761. Apparently, Trotanoy the name derives from the French trop ennui, a term loosely translated to mean ‘too much to bother …

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Chateau Petit Village Sold

Petit-Village has been sold by AXA Millesimes to the proprietors of nearby Chateau Beauregard. ‘The sale of Chateau Petit-Village is part of a process of reallocation of the resources of AXA Millesimes with the aim of diversifying our vineyard investments. This process had already begun in 2018 with our acquisition …

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