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"Jay-Jay-BEUC" Does Ausone & Cheval Blanc - Bordeaux Day 6

by Chuck Hayward

After our first real good night's sleep (6hrs) since arriving in Bordeaux, the JJ Buckley crew and I headed out from the town of Libourne on a sunny morning to the only two Premier Grand Cru Classe "A" châteaux in St. Emilion— Cheval Blanc and Ausone. What a way to start the day!

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April 4 - Lunch at Cheval Blanc

by Chuck Hayward

Today we had lunch at Cheval Blanc with Pierre Lurton, Director of Cheval Blanc as well as Chateau d’Yquem (the only director in Bordeaux to oversee two first growths). As you might expect…this was another worldly experience.

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