Thibault Pontallier and Arthur de Villepin of Pont des Arts have launched two new Champagne cuvées in partnership with Côtes des Blancs producer, Pierre Péters.
Château Margaux has appointed Philippe Bascaules as its new managing director but he will also remain director of winemaking at Inglenook in California.
Heiress to Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos is to open a wine bar in London’s Marylebone.
The ‘wine of the 2015 vintage’, Château Margaux, has released at just over £4,000 a case and merchants expect “significant demand”.
Paul Pontallier, technical and managing director of Château Margaux, has died.
Thibault Pontallier – the co-founder of Pont des Arts and son of Paul Pontallier, general manager of Château Margaux – on his greatest vices and having The Doors round for dinner.
We count down the top 10 most powerful wines of 2015, starting with those brands placed at positions 10 to 6.
Poor recent en primeur campaigns, particularly the failed release of 2013 Bordeaux, is a necessary shake-out that favours the strongest properties, according to one château director.
Château Margaux is considering introducing a white wine equivalent called Château Margaux Blanc, having reached a new quality benchmark for its white in 2014.
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