Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

An Outsider in St. Emilion

Gerard Perse challenges tradition in Bordeaux
Bruce Schoenfeld
Issue: December 15, 2001

The scene was the Premier Grand Cru Classé Dinner, held every two years and limited to St.-Emilion's top châteaus and their guests. The remains of the pigeonneau en coque de pois chiches had been cleared away.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 15, 2001.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories