The left-field story of the Right Bank

The left-field story of the Right Bank
Harvest season in Pomerol: its vineyards are planted on clay, gravels and patches of iron-rich soil

The ancient vineyards of Saint-Émilion, Pomerol and Lalande-de-Pomerol survived decades of discrimination from Bordeaux merchants. Now they produce some of the priciest wines on the planet

The town of Libourne sits on the banks of the vast Dordogne river, and operates as one of Bordeaux’s most important river ports, with the wines of the nearby clifftop village of Saint-Émilion, sleepy Pomerol and ancient Lalande-de-Pomerol and Fronsac all being transported from its fortified docks.

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