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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2000

Grande Dame of Bordeaux Dies

Issue: March 31, 2000

March 31st, 2000 Grande Dame of Bordeaux Dies Jeanne Descaves, 97, worked 79 years at her famed négociant house buying and selling great Bordeaux By Julia Mann and James Suckling Jeanne Descaves, one of the great figures of the Bordeaux wine trade, died in her sleep on Dec.

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