James Suckling 2021 : Top 100 wines of France and the WorldImage
Last week James Suckling published his annual lists for the Top 100 Wines of the world and of France. We were delighted to learn that four of our wines were present on these lists:
Dominus Estate 2018 - #9 in the Top 100 Wines of the World
Château Trotanoy - #2 in the Top 100 Wines of France,[...]Read more >
Dominus 2018 is Wine Spectator’s 2021 Wine of the yearImage
On Friday November 19th, the Wine Spectator gave our Dominus 2018 the distinction of Wine of the Year for 2021.
This honor caught us by complete surprise and the outpouring of praise for Dominus has been overwhelming.
We are grateful for this recognition. Grateful for our team, for their hard[...]Read more >
Terre de Vins : Interview with Edouard and Christian MoueixImage
Terre de Vins magazine published an interview with Edouard and Christian Moueix in their July 2021 edition as part of their recurring "Saga" feature.
In this exclusive interview, Christian Moueix recounts his experience in California ("California in the 1960s intrigued the young provincial that[...]Read more >
COVID-19: EXCEPTIONAL CLOSURE OF OUR CELLARS AND OFFICESImage
March 17 2020 :
Due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 and the exceptional measures announced by the French government, we have decided to close our cellars and offices until further notice.
All shipments, visits, appointments and tastings are postponed for the time being. Our[...]Read more >
Bélair-Monange in Vigneron Magazine, Fall 2019Image
Château Bélair-Monange participated in the Fall 2019 edition of Vigneron Magazine, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Saint-Emilion's confirmation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A pleasure and an honor to receive the talented Jean-Luc Barde (prose) and Leif Carlsson (images). You can enjoy the[...]Read more >
Bélair-Monange 2015 receives 100 pts from james sucklingImage
Château Bélair-Monange 2015 was awarded 100 pts by James Suckling upon tasting the wine in bottle in January 2017.
Regarding the 2015 vintage, he writes: “The fine structure of most 2015 Bordeaux, however, is what makes them so attractive. While many are approachable now as young wines and give[...]Read more >
Press : the 2015 vintage «in the bottle»Image
“Viens, le soleil te parle en paroles sublimes”
(“Come, the sun beckons in exquisite tones »)
This verse, selected by Christian Moueix to characterize the 2015 vintage, is drawn from the poem « Midi » (« Noon ») by Leconte de Lisle in which Man is invited to luxuriate in the noon-time summer sun[...]Read more >
Dominus 2015 awarded 100 pts by Robert Parker’s Wine advocateImage
The quality of the 2015 vintage at Dominus Estate, Yountville Napa Valley, was confirmed on October 31, 2017 when the wine was awarded the prestigious “100 points” by Robert Parker Jr.’s Wine Advocate.
According to Christian Moueix, “Nature bestowed upon this wine the richness of Napa and the[...]Read more >
Sunday prayers with Trotanoy: a rare vertical by the Wine AdvocateImage
A Sunday morning last November, Neal Martin and Edouard Moueix presented a rare vertical of Château Trotanoy at the Wine Advocate Matter of Taste tasting in Hong Kong. The vintages presented at the tasting were 1989, 1990, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2010, with all wines shipped directly from[...]Read more >
I’ll drink to that : Christian Moueix interviewed by Levi Dalton
In May 2017, U.S. based journalist Levi Dalton joined us for a few days at Château La Fleur-Pétrus in Pomerol to record an interview for his podcast, “I’ll drink to that”. We were honored that he travelled all the way from New York City to discover the vineyards of Pomerol and Saint-Emilion[...]Read more >
Vigneron Magazine: spotlight on Château Bélair-MonangeImage
This winter we had the pleasure of receiving Orianne Noailhac and Denis Hervier from Vigneron Magazine, who mentioned they might be interested in writing an article about Bélair-Monange for their spring issue. It was a wonderful opportunity to gather around some great food, wine and company as[...]Read more >