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Climbing the Pyramid

Alfred Tesseron is raising quality at Bordeaux's Pontet-Canet
Jo Cooke
Issue: April 30, 2008

A morning chill pervades the air as Alfred Tesseron, owner of fifth-growth Château Pontet-Canet in Pauillac on Bordeaux's Left Bank, leads the way through the vineyards that surround the château. He sets a brisk pace to keep up with his two Labradors, Rusty and Arthus, who are bounding away in the distance.

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