To try, buy and put by

29th September, 2019

Two estates in Saint-Émilion bear the name Macquin. The first is superstar Château Pavie-Macquin, which sells for hundreds of euro a bottle and the second is this estate, from just across the municipal border. Both châteaux were owned by Albert Macquin, an accomplished botanist and oenologist most famous for pioneering the grafting of European vines onto American vine roots to overcome the phylloxera epidemic. His heirs still farm both estates, with this one somewhat overlooked...

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