This renowned estate was a favorite of Thomas Jefferson, who ordered its wines by the case. Philosophers John Locke and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel both referred to this mighty red wine in their writings. All three of these historical figures would no doubt have fallen under the spell of the only first-growth from the Pessac-Léognan appellation, its 2007 vintage rife with the flavors of cassis, Asian spices, earth, and sweet blackberry.
By Robb Report Staff
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