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Comparing Bordeaux’s two Château Pichon estates

Feminine charm versus masculine power: is an outdated cliché still sufficient to explain the differences between Pauillac’s two famous second growths? Panos Kakaviatos investigates, and Jane Anson tastes through the vintages...

Visitors to Bordeaux cannot help but admire the gorgeous architecture of Pauillac’s two celebrated second growths – Château Pichon-Longueville Baron and Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande – facing each other along the Médoc’s famous D2 highway, known as the Route des Châteaux.


See Jane Anson’s tasting notes comparing the two Château Pichon estates:



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