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Le Ban du Millésime

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This celebration, first held in 2000, is our newest event. It is now fully recognised as a key date in the Commanderie calendar.
This Ban du Millésime was initiated by and for the merchants, who belong to our Commanderie. It gathers all the principal merchants in Bordeaux, and customers and friends are also invited.

At the dinner, always held in a prestigious setting in Bordeaux, several châteaux take the opportunity to present the new vintage before French and international journalists.

Rétrospective

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Thursday 28 April 2022

Le Ban du Millésime

Hangar 14, Bordeaux

For this 2022 edition, the dinner grew in scale with over 800 guests gathered for a superb dinner that ended with a festive evening.

A menu was designed by Chef Jérôme Schilling of the Lalique restaurant at Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, recently awarded two Michelin stars, to enhance the wines offered to the guests.

Wines served as an aperitif:

Château Branas Grand Poujeaux 2017

Château Couhins-Lurton white 2010

Château La Tour Blanche 2009

Wines served at dinner:

Domaine de Chevalier white 2016 served with hake from Saint Jean-De-Luz

Château Calon-Ségur 2009 and Château Pichon Baron 2003 with a dish of milk-fed veal

Château Mouton Rothschild 2001 with a vintage cheese

Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey 2015 on a surprising dessert with “Jasmin” caviar

Le Ban du Millésime

Palais de la Bourse, Bordeaux

More than 600 guests at the Palais de la Bourse in Bordeaux for the unmissable evening of the Ban du Millésime. In collaboration with the “Union des Grands Crus”, Bordeaux’s largest wine merchants and their clients, as well as some Châteaux, have come together to present their new 2018 vintage to the national and international press … A beautiful evening as part of the primeurs.

Le Ban du Millésime

CAPC, Bordeaux

Nearly 700 people were invited to celebrate the Ban du Millésime on April 11th, 2018. This evening gather the merchants, estates and brokers of the Commanderie du Bontemps and their guests who came to Bordeaux for the Primeurs.

Le Ban du Millésime

Not less than 640 people were invited in the CAPC. The members of the Commanderie of Bontemps had done things in a big way one more time, together with the owners and the traders who invite in their tables of numerous buyers, importers and foreign distributors. It is so the exemple of the French way of life.

Le Ban du Millésime

Chambre de Commerce de Bordeaux

During the “En Primeurs Week”, the Commanderie du Bontemps celebrated April the 6th, the Ban du Millésime at the Chambre de Commerce de Bordeaux. This event gathers every year the most important wine trading houses which invite their customers and a lot of owners. 600 guests, buyers and journalists from all over the world, have participated to this dinner.

Le Ban du Millésime

CAPC Bordeaux

On the occasion of the “En Primeurs week”, the Commanderie du Bontemps of the Médoc and Graves, Sauternes and Barsac celebrated April 10 the “Ban du Millésime”, a prestigious event.
Organized in collaboration with the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux “the Ban du millesime” gathers every year the biggest trading houses Bordeaux who invite their customers to taste the new vintage from the left bank of Bordeaux.

Le Ban du Millésime

CAPC Bordeaux

The Ban du Millésime (harvest proclamation) was launched by and for merchants belonging to Commanderie du Bontemps, du Médoc et des Graves, de Sauternes et Barsac, as part of the Primeurs tastings, organised by the Bordeaux Grands Crus Union. It is attended by the greatest Négoce Houses in Bordeaux, which invite their customers and friends to the evening. Many owners join them to introduce the new vintage over a dinner, which in 2012 was held on Wednesday 4th April at the Bordeaux CAPC museum of contemporary art. More than 550 people, buyers from all over the world, great connoisseurs, and national and international press journalists came together to celebrate and taste the 2011 vintage of Bordeaux Left Bank wines. Initiated in 2000, the Ban du Millésime is the most recent event to be organised by Commanderie du Bontemps du Médoc et des Graves, de Sauternes et Barsac. It is already one of the major events run by the Commanderie, and has become the highlight of Primeurs week. It was an opportunity for all to enjoy together the 2011 vintage in a setting of friendship and good humour.

Wednesday 6 April 2011

Le Ban du Millésime

CAPC Bordeaux

The Ban du Millésime (harvest proclamation) was launched by and for merchants belonging to Commanderie du Bontemps, du Médoc et des Graves, de Sauternes et Barsac, as part of the Primeurs tastings, organised by the Bordeaux Grands Crus Union. It is attended by the greatest Négoce Houses in Bordeaux, which invite their customers and friends to the evening. Many owners join them to introduce the new vintage over a dinner, which in 2012 was held on Wednesday 4th April at the Bordeaux CAPC museum of contemporary art. More than 550 people, buyers from all over the world, great connoisseurs, and national and international press journalists came together to celebrate and taste the 2011 vintage of Bordeaux Left Bank wines. Initiated in 2000, the Ban du Millésime is the most recent event to be organised by Commanderie du Bontemps du Médoc et des Graves, de Sauternes et Barsac. It is already one of the major events run by the Commanderie, and has become the highlight of Primeurs week. It was an opportunity for all to enjoy together the 2011 vintage in a setting of friendship and good humour.

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