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Jan 25 2011

M.Chapoutier: Australia Trophy for Best Shiraz at Concours des Vins du Victoria awarded to Harcourt Valley Vineyards

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The family-owned boutique winery Harcourt Valley Vineyards (run by Barbara
Livingstone and her two sons, Kye and Quinn) has recently won the M.Chapoutier Australia Trophy for Best Shiraz at „Le

Concours des Vins du Victoria“ wine competition. „It is great to be recognised for the quality of our wines. We are only a small, familyowned business and winning awards such as these will help get our name out there.“ said Barbara to the press. Le Concours des Vins du Victoria is a wine competition in Australia which involves a panel of French wine experts and commentators judging Victorian wines. It is organised by the French-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Continue reading „M.Chapoutier: Australia Trophy for Best Shiraz at Concours des Vins du Victoria awarded to Harcourt Valley Vineyards“


Jan 25 2011

Michel Chapoutier about 2010

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Tain l’Hermitage – January 18, 2011 – Recent tastings of 2010 Northern Rhone wines at Maison M.Chapoutier were an excellent opportunity for Michel Chapoutier to give his first impressions on the quality of this vintage for each appellation. Before considering any specific appellation, he first declared: « After the exuberance of the grape varieties in 2009 wines, welcome to the exuberance of the soils in 2010. In the 2010 vintage, wines deliver a magnificent definition, with minerality, elegance and a great tension.»

Appellation Cote-Rotie 2010
« The flowering was less generous than in 2009 and Nature has therefore regulated the load by vine. Grapes have Continue reading „Michel Chapoutier about 2010“