Wine Legend : Billecart-Salmon Le Clos ST-Hilaire, Brut Nature 2002

For the wine legend of the day, we present you a prestigious champagne: “Le Clos Saint-Hilaire Brut 2002 from the Champagne house Billecart-Salmon.  This exceptional vintage, made of 100% Pinot Noir (Blanc de Noir) is elaborated from a one hectare plot of old Pinot Noir vines planted in 1964 and located in Mareuil-sur-Aÿ, in Champagne […]

WINE LEGEND : Château Clerc Milon Pauillac (Grand Cru Classé) 2005.

For the wine legend of today, we opened the doors of our private collection to make you discover one of our favorite wines : Château Clerc Milon Pauillac (Grand Cru Classé) 2005.  Having become one of the most sought-after crus of the Médoc, Château Clerc Milon has acquired a nobility and richness comparable to that […]

WINE LEGEND : Roagna Montefico Barbaresco Vecchie Viti 2009

This week, in our Wine Legend post, we will discover an intense and structured red wine, directly from Piemonte, Italy. Grown on one of the oldest wineries in Barbaresco, Roagna continues to use traditional viticulture methods to produce, among other things, this wonderful Montefico Barbaresco Vecchie Viti from 2009.  The Roagna family, specialized in high […]

WINE LEGEND : Château Latour 2010, Grand Cru Classé

Blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot and 1% Cabernet Franc, this Grand Cru Classé Château Latour 2010 has a deep, almost black robe with youthful purple tints. The aromas of flowers such as roses, violets and lilacs jump from the glass then turn to dark berries such as blueberries and blackberries. It’s full-bodied, with […]

WINE STUDENT : Claire, WSET level2 Award

My name is Claire.  In 2019 I started my WSET level 1 wines at Eleanor Wine Academy, pre-Covid-19.  The quality of the course and the knowledge of Vittoria was part of the reason that I instantly signed up for Level 2 having passed the exam.  My other reason was the social aspect of the course, […]

WINE LEGEND : Champagne Bollinger 2012

Champagne Bollinger 2012 is quite dry on the palate with flavours of pear, apple and lots of minerals. Leaves a nice smooth after-taste with pear coming out stronger than other flavours. The 2012 is a generous, full-bodied vintage, supported by a beautiful vivacity. The grapes come from about twenty villages in Champagne, mainly Aÿ and Verzenay […]

WINE LEGEND : Calon Ségur

Eager to know more about the prize of the Eleanor Blind Tasting Challenge? Calon Ségur is anchored in the deepest part of Bordeaux history. The Château is located in Saint-Estèphe, it owes its name to the fact that in the past the commune was called “Calones” before being called Saint-Estèphe-de-Calon. The geographical location and the […]

WINE LEGEND : Domaine Ponsot 1990 Chambertin Grand Cru

Domaine Ponsot is a wine producer in Burgundy, France, which produces white and red wine. They are especially known for their Morey-Saint-Denis Blanc 1 st cru Clos des Monts Luisants but they are also producers of Chambertin. Le Chambertin is the most important Grand Cru vineyard of Gevrey-Chambertin, one of the most northern wine-producing villages […]

WINE LEGEND : Dominio de Pingus Pingus 2014

Pingus is the nickname of Peter Sisseck, a Danish oenologist who has lived in Spain since 1990. It has above all become a name that sounds sweet to the ear of the wine lover, because Pingus evokes one of the greatest wines of Spain and the world. This cuvée comes from two plots of very […]