Just Across the Road – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Just Across the Road

Castillon, St-Emilion’s eastern neighbor, asserts its own personality


“Coming to Castillon is the closest thing to visiting Bordeaux thirty years ago,” Catherine Papon-Nouvel tells me on a visit to her 80-year-old vines at Château Peyrou. She purchased the property in 1989. At the time, the land just across the road was ten times the price. In fact, a…

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This story appears in the print issue of December 2018.
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