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Issue: July 31, 2002

The proprietors of Château de Pommard in Burgundy are selling the landmark estate to the owners of Bordeaux's Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte over the next six years. The husband-and-wife team of Florence and Daniel Cathiard will take over the 50-acre estate from Jean and Nadine Laplanche, who wanted to work out a deal that would ensure the future of the property upon their retirement or death.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2002.

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