JJ Buckley Fine Wines Blog

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Interview at Lascombes

by Chuck Hayward

Enjoy a video tour of the grounds, winery, barrel rooms and vintage bottle cellar (with bottles dating back to 1881) of Chateau Lascombes, one of the hottest up and coming Chateaux in Bordeaux.

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March 29: Lunch at Chateau Lascombes

by Chuck Hayward

For lunch today we were the fortunate guests of Dominique Befve, General Manager of Chateau Lascombes. While it was a rather overcast day, this did not take away from the beauty of the Chateau and its vineyards.

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March 29: Meeting with Negociants

by Chuck Hayward

A negociant in Bordeaux is usually a firm that has long established business with several Chateaux. When the wines are released, the each Chateau sells its wine through a courtier to one or more negociants, who then in turn sell it to the retail market(or to importers into various countries).

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