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Saturday 10 October 2015


Chilean producer trials native beech

Chilean wine producer De Martino is trialling wooden maturation vessels made from the country’s native tree, the raulí beech.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Pontet Canet seeks ‘emotion’ via amphorae

Château Pontet Canet’s technical director Jean-Michel Comme has explained how the pioneering introduction of amphora-matured wine in the estate’s 2012 blend heralds an important step forward in quality.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet adopts amphorae for 2012

Pontet-Canet owner Alfred Tesseron is aiming to decrease the oak influence in his wines by becoming the first Bordeaux estate to embrace amphora maturation.

Friday, February 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Hamilton Russell embraces amphorae

South African producer Hamilton Russell Vineyards is finding that experiments with clay amphorae are creating wines with improved structure than those matured in barrels.

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 2 Comments »

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