When I asked for a visit with the elder statesman of the Right Bank, I figured we'd meet at his office, talk and taste a bit. When he said to meet him in the parking lot at Pétrus, the famed Pomerol estate, I figured I'd be lucky enough to get a cellar tour as well (cellar tours are not automatically given around here).
When I pulled up at Pétrus, Christian Moueix and his son Edouard met me‑and I noticed Christian had his pruning shears with him.
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