The 2016 grape harvest at Domaine de Baronarques took place particularly smoothly. The estate’s clay-limestone soil withstood the drought, while the very fine late-summer weather meant that the grapes could be harvested at perfect maturity. With a crop in excellent health, the Chardonnay was picked between 7 and 22 September and the red-grape varieties between 28 September and […]
Tasting done by Jeb Dunnuck, the journalist specialist in Languedoc-Roussillon wines. The critic Jeb Dunnuck particularly appreciated the Domaine de Baron’arques wines presented to him at a tasting of Languedoc wines in January, writing up excellent tasting notes for them. Domaine de Baronarques 2013 : 91-93 “The 2013 Limoux […] offers serious notes of black […]
The funeral of Baroness Philippine de Rothschild took place at Château Mouton Rothschild on Monday, 1 September. The funeral service was taken by Fr Bruno Delmas, the parish priest of Pauillac, with Fr Antoine de Romanet. Philippine de Rothschild was surrounded by her husband, Jean-Pierre de Beaumarchais, her three children, Camille Ögren, Philippe Sereys de […]
Philippine de Rothschild, Chair of the Supervisory Board of Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA, died in Paris on 22 August 2014 at the age of 80 from the effects of a serious operation. After a notable stage career, not least at the Comédie Française, she became a leading figure in the wine world. With her […]
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