Tag Archives | Pomerol

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Michel Rolland sells his Bordeaux chateau to a Chinese

The Rolland family, including the famous wine consultant and wine maker Michel Rolland, has owned Chateau Bon Pasteur in Pomerol in Bordeaux since the 1920s. Bon Pasteur has now been sold to a Chinese. Suton Pan is a financier and entrepreneur who also got two other chateaux in the deal. Chateau le Bon Pasteur, 6.62 […]

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2010 Bordeaux tasting notes: Pomerol

Tasting notes, reviews, and ratings of the 2010 Bordeaux primeur campaign, by Jeff Leve of The Wine Cellar Insider. You can read more by Jeff Leve on 2010 Bordeaux on The Wine Cellar Insider. 2010 Chateau Bon Pasteur This is the home estate of Michel Rolland. The Bordeaux wine opens with black cherry, coffee, black […]

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Buy a potential vineyard in Pomerol

Pomerol is a small appellation in Bordeaux with only 780 ha of vineyards. There is also a horse racing course. But they only have four races per year and they have now decided to close it and sell the land – so they are looking for buyers. The interesting thing about it is that the […]

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Chateau la Conseillante in Pomerol | BKWine Pick

Chateau la Conseillante is a family owned (Nicolas) property in Pomerol. Jean-Michel Laporte is responsible for the running and for the winemaking since a handful of years. The 12 ha vineyard is planted with mainly merlot (80-85% in the wine) and some cabernet franc. In 2007 they launched a “second wine” called Duo de Conseillante, […]

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Jean-Pierre Moueix dies

Friday March 28 Jean-Pierre Moueix died at the age of 90. He founded one of the most influential wine empires in Bordeaux, one that controls properties such as Petrus, Trotanoy, Latour-à-Pomerol and Magdelaine.

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