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Rolland Michel

The French oenologist Michel Rolland (*1947) comes from a family of winegrowers working in Pomerol. After training at the viticultural school of the famous Château La Tour Blanche, he studied at the University of Bordeaux until 1972. At that time, the famous oenologists Pascal Ribéreau-Gayon (1930-2011) and Émile Peynaud (1912-2004) were professors there who had a decisive influence on him. Rolland is one of the most sought-after consultants in the wine world. From the late 1970s onwards, his reputation was established with wineries on the Rive droite (right bank) in the Bordelais, where red wines with a high proportion of Merlot and Cabernet Franc dominate. His worldwide rise as a leading Flying Winemaker came at the same time as his friend, the American wine critic Robert Parker (*1947), who also began his career at this time.

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