Icons Leave St.-Émilion Classification

Top-ranked châteaus Ausone and Cheval-Blanc drop out of 2022 renewals, plus heat waves in Washington and Oregon and a generous donation to the World Central Kitchen

Icons Leave St.-Émilion Classification
Pierre Lurton of LVMH’s Cheval-Blanc (Cécile Burban)
From the Oct 15, 2021, issue

In Wine Spectator’s Oct. 15, 2021, issue's news roundup, famed Bordeaux châteaus Cheval-Blanc and Ausone drop out of St.-Émilion's 2022 rankings, plus record-breaking heat waves in Washington and Oregon leave vintners worried, and Jeff Bezos gifts $100 million to José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen.

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