This is one of the most famous Bordeaux estates. The wine produced here is some of the most expensive in the world. A 12 Litre 2009 vintage 'Chat' went on sale for £122 380.
Chateaux La Grange
Chateaux La Grange, St Julien, Medoc, Bordeaux. This fine estate is owned by the Japanese group, Suntory. Their logo is a stylised version of this building.
Chateaux Guiraud, Sauternes
My wife cycling down the driveway towards Chateaux Guiraud. This was part of our 250 km cycle tour of Bordeaux. One of our best holidays not on skis.
The harvest in late summer. Chateaux Smith Haute Lafitte.
Cooper at work
One of the few estates in Bordeaux that employs its own cooper. Chateaux Smith Haute Lafitte.
One of the many quiet villages we passed through on our cycle holiday in Bordeaux.