Awards and citations:

1997: Le Prix du Champagne Lanson Noble Cuvée Award for investigations into Champagne for the Millennium investment scams

2001: Le Prix Champagne Lanson Ivory Award for

2011: Vindic d'Or MMXI – 'Meilleur blog anti-1855'

2011: Robert M. Parker, Jnr: ‘This blogger...’:

2012: Born Digital Wine Awards: No Pay No Jay – best investigative wine story

2012: International Wine Challenge – Personality of the Year Award

Sunday, 28 August 2011

1855 ( Jim's Loire offers new service (cont) – Château Latour (Pauillac)

Château Latour: general view from gated entrance

La Tour lui-même

En primeurs ordered from 1855 and known to be outstanding

 6 bottles of 2005

 6 bottles of 2007


Les Forts de Latour

6 bottles of 2003
12 bottles of 2004

12 bottles of 2005

12 bottles of 2006

Emeric Sauty de Chalon and Fabien Hyon are the senior 'management' team of 1855 (, 1855.con). Thierry Maincent was an administrateur and one of the directeur général délégués until he resigned his posts for personal reasons on 30th September 2010. Businessman Jean-Pierre Meyers, who is on the boards of L'Oreal and Nestlé, is a long-term shareholder of 1855.

See explanatory post here.

Post on outstanding en primeur deliveries (408 bottles) for Château Lagrange updated to include Les Fiefs de Lagrange here.

Detail from the gates@Latour – will these grapes ripen before 1855 delivers all of its customers' en primeurs?

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