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    Through its new L’ESPRIT DE BORDEAUX range, Yvon MAU, founded in 1897, opens the doors to the great Bordeaux winemaking tradition, thanks to eight wines from prestigious appellations: Margaux, Saint Estèphe, Médoc, Haut Médoc, Saint Emilion... L’ESPRIT DE BORDEAUX makes exceptional wine quality affordable for all those who love the great Bordeaux wines.

    To ensure a sustainable and sound alliance offering consumers a service of faultless quality, Yvon Mau has chosen to propose these exemplary Bordeaux wines offering consumers an ideal journey through the most prestigious of the region’s appellations thanks to the quality of the wines we have selected.

    The L’ESPRIT DE BORDEAUX range is Yvon MAU’s tribute to the talent and culture of Bordeaux.


Presentation of the 2012 Vintage at Jacques Boyd

2012 got off to a mild start with almost no frost at all, although February made up for it with a white cloak of snow. For ten days or so, the wintry landscape was worthy of the far north, with temperatures of -9°C and a dry wind from the north-east increasing the sensation of cold. … Continue reading


89.5 for Jacques Boyd 2010

  Jacques Boyd 2010 has been given a score of 89.5 in TASTED magazine. This great accolade was jointly given by Andreas Larsson (Sweden) and Markus Del Monego (Germany), both of them Best Sommeliers winners. Jacques Boyd was blind-tasted in a neutral professional environment in order to guarantee the most objective possible scoring. Medium to … Continue reading


Rive Droite and Rive Gauche, 2 original gift packs taking you to the heart of the Bordeaux wine region

Right Bank, Left Bank…Sounds like Paris, and yet… we are talking about the two winegrowing regions in Bordeaux. On one side of the river: Saint-Estèphe, Margaux, Haut-Médoc… And on the other: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Montagne Saint-Emilion… Highly prestigious appellations that Yvon Mau would like you to (re)discover through the châteaux in its “Esprit de Bordeaux” … Continue reading

Jacques Boyd

Report on the 2012 vintage at Jacques Boyd

After a mild, virtually frost-free early winter, the first fortnight of February was very cold, with temperatures of – 9°C and snow. The budburst of the Merlots occurred around 23-26 March, about ten days earlier than in 2010. April was cool (1.6 °C below normal) and wet (170 mm, more than twice the norm, with … Continue reading

"Gourmet Meeting" with Press Journalists to present L'Esprit de Bordeaux 2010 vintage

A “Gourmet Meeting” with Esprit de Bordeaux

The press try to find out more about the “Esprit de Bordeaux” 2010 vintage…    It was on 5th June, in the heart of Paris in the restaurant Laurent (a stone’s throw away from Champs Elysées) that the most influential journalists working for the trade press (Bettane & Desseauve, Gault & Millau, Le Figaro, Terre … Continue reading


Esprit de Bordeaux at the VINEXPO Hong Kong 2012 exhibition

Yvon Mau & Freixenet go to Hong Kong    Esprit de Bordeaux was shown off for the 1st time in Hong Kong at the 5th Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2012 exhibition. A display cabinet exhibited the 8 wines which make up the range, and customers were able to taste them. Some figures on Vinexpo Asia Pacific 2012: … Continue reading


A new look for Château du Val d’Or

New label for the Château du Val d’Or 2010   The 2010 has been widely acclaimed as a great year for Bordeaux reds. So what better opportunity for the Château du Val d’Or 2010, a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, to freshen up its image with a new label? This new label is designed to echo the … Continue reading

Esprit de Bordeaux range at London International Wine Fair 2012

L’Esprit de Bordeaux on show at London International Wine Fair

L’Esprit de Bordeaux range was on show at London International Wine Fair 2012, on the Freixenet stand   From 22nd to 24th May 2012, one of the biggest wine fairs in the world took place at Excel London, with the London International Wine Fair (LIWF). While England has only ever produced a very small quantity … Continue reading

Esprit de Bordeaux rewarded at Decanter World Wine Awards 2012

L’Esprit de Bordeaux rewarded at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2012

14,000 wines tasted at the Decanter World Wine Awards during the LIWF 2012 exhibition   From 22nd to 24th May, one of the most important wine exhibitions – on a par with Vinexpo – took place: the London International Wine Fair (LIWF). The exhibition in figures:      – 35 countries      – 15,000 visitors      – … Continue reading

Billboards in Bordeaux airport during en primeur campaign 2011

Esprit de Bordeaux in the 2011 en primeur campaign

For the Primeurs, L’Esprit de Bordeaux shows off a new communication technique in Bordeaux airport!   In order to assert our savoir-faire and to bring the Esprit de Bordeaux range to the forefront, over 25 billboards will show this new creation. It’s an opportunity for Yvon Mau to be seen by a large number of … Continue reading


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