Winery

A Vibrant Classic

The top vintage of the 1950s is also one of Bordeaux’s greatest. Just turned 64 years, 1959 can also surpass another landmark vintage, namely 1961. Chateau Margaux 1959 is one of the wines of the vintage. The vintage that is generally agreed to be the second best of the 1950s is 1955. …

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Christian Seely • His Top Three

At a tasting on 10 January 2023, Pichon Baron 2019 and 2016 were the superstars in a galaxy of other stars Christian Seely is producing some of the greatest wines of Pauillac Super Second Growth Pichon Baron “2019, 2016 and 2010,” Christian Seely informed. The Managing Director of AXA Millesimes was referring to his …

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The Highest Point of Pomerol

The famous blue clay reaches deep into the subsoil of PETRUS which, at 40 metres, is the highest point of Pomerol PETRUS sits on the highest point of its appellation. The Pomerol legend – at 40 metres – can be said to rest on a pedestal created by Nature herself. Not …

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MOUTON 2020 • DREAMSCAPE LABEL

Peter Doig hands over his painting to Julien de Beaumarchais de Rothschild at Chateau Mouton Rothschild MOUTON 2020 • DREAMSCAPE LABEL British painter of Scottish origin Peter Doig has created an endearing label for the sensational 2020 vintage of Chateau Mouton Rothschild. The original work weaves in a guitarist, vineyard workers, bunches sagging with grapes, …

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CHAMPAGNE DEUTZ • NEXT CELLARMASTER

Caroline Latrive will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to her next role as Cellarmaster of Champagne Deutz A changing of Cellarmasters will be taking place at Champagne Deutz in the near future. Michel Davesne will be passing the key of the cellars to Caroline Latrive. The duo have …

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AXA Millesimes Acquires Prized Vineyard

“We had been looking for a vineyard of similar quality for making Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines in the United States,” AXA Millesimes Managing Director Christian Seely  AXA Millesimes, the wine property arm of insurance giant AXA, has added another grape asset to its portfolio. Platt Vineyard is located on the …

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BREAKING NEWS!

NEW CHAMPAGNE We have a new champagne and an extra dish to ICCCW Welcome Dinner Friday 25 November 2022. Book early to avoid disappointment at https://www.chngpohtiong.com/icccw-welcome-dinner-2022/. Amour de Deutz is inspired by the cherub that stands in the courtyard of Aÿ-based Champagne Deutz NEW MASTERCLASS We are delighted to inform …

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Wine of the Week

WINE OF THE WEEK Domaine de L’Amandine Seguret 2019  I picked up another two bottles this morning. At S$31 each, they added up to S$62. As I am a Just Wine Club member, after the 8% discount, it came to S$57.04. I am referring to Domaine de L’Amandine Seguret 2019 a red …

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Sandeman Vau Vintage Port 1997 

Sandeman Vau Vintage Port 1997 The finest wine produced at Quinta do Vau forms the backbone of  Sandeman Vau Vintage Port 1997, supplemented by wines made by Sandeman from grapes supplied from their top contract growers. This was from a 375 ml half-bottle. I tasted it as soon as it …

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Bordeaux 2000, 2001, 2002 & 2003

The first four vintages of the 21st Century reaffirm that weather conditions contribute dramatically to the final wine BORDEAUX 2000, 2001, 2002 & 2003CLIMATE • WEATHER • TEMPERATURES The first four vintages of the 21st Century – assuming you consider 2000 as belonging to the 21st rather than as the final vintage of …

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