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News Briefs for June 20, 2016

June 20, 2016

•Bordeaux’s Chateau Cheval Blanc and its Argentina venture Cheval des Andes, both part of the LVMH portfolio, are launching a special edition Heritage Pack that includes one bottle each of the wineries’ 2011 vintages. The Cheval Blanc and Cheval des Andes Heritage pack is being released in limited quantities next month, retailing at $750.

•Elvio Cogno, the gifted winemaker from Italy’s Piedmont region who worked at Marcarini and his own namesake winery, died June 12 of complications from diabetes. He was 79 years old. Wine Spectator has more on Cogno’s life and career. 

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