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Château Couhins-Lurton Pessac-Léognan

André Lurton is now a major proprietor in the Graves, Entre-Deux-Mers and Margaux. At this tiny 5.5 ha Pessac property he produces less than 2,000 cases of very stylish white a year from 100% Sauvignon Blanc. No Sémillon is planted here but the wine is barrel-fermented in 50% new wood and aged with bâtonnage and […]

Domaine de Chevalier Pessac-Léognan

An important and sizeable producer, noted particularly for its splendid white. The production of this is very low, with just 4.5 of the 37.5 ha vineyard planted to Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. There is a high proportion of Sauvignon (70%) in the blend. Barrel-fermented and aged, it is a remarkably fine and elegant white capable […]

Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan

This a tiny property and, like HAUT-BRION, located amongst the suburbs of Bordeaux. Just 4.5 ha are under vine, with an unusually high proportion of 50% Merlot, along with 40% Cabernet Sauvignon amd 10% Cabernet Franc. Dedication to quality has delivered impressive results since the late 1990s. Vinification in small vats enables plots within the […]

Château Carbonnieux Pessac-Léognan

Good red and particularly white Pessac-Léognans come from this property which will be run now by Philibert and Eric Perrin after the death of their father Antony in late 2008. Production is substantial for the appellation at over 30,000 cases a year. The white is good and has performed well. Some skin contact is allowed […]

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