This year’s wines from Pauillac and Pomerol are “a joyous triumph over adversity” writes AXA MD Christian Seely, who added that detractors of the vintage will be “agreeably surprised”.
Quinta do Noval has given the first ever public tasting of its “secret” Nacional 2004 as the Douro estate confirmed a plan to release this rare vintage Port next year.
Port producers are reporting significant demand from markets worldwide in the wake of their superlative-fuelled 2011 vintage declarations.
AXA Millésimes managing director Christian Seely on his fears, loves and hates as well as where he wants his ashes scattered.
Christian Seely has offered assurance that the sale of a majority stake in Quinta da Romaneira heralds a period of long-term stability and development for the Douro estate.
Christian Seely, managing director of AXA Millèsimes, has said that the 2011 en primeur campaign should “pick up speed from now on”.
Christian Seely, managing director of Domaine de l’Arlot owners AXA Millésimes, has revealed he is actively looking for a second Burgundy property.
Adding a hotel to a winery is an increasingly attractive tool for raising brand awareness but good winemakers don’t always make good hoteliers.
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