The Original First-Growth
Robert de Luxembourg, the managing director of Château Haut-Brion, acknowledges that many people probably drink his wine for the prestige of the label. But that doesn't seem to bother him. "I think the label has an awful lot to do with people's perception of the wine," says de Luxembourg, drinking a bottle of 1990 Haut-Brion with lunch at the George V in Paris.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 2005.