"Starting with the 2012 vintage, the previous name for the second wine, Clos Canon, was changed to Croix Canon.
Dating all the way back to the 17th century, this Saint-Émilion estate boasts 40 or so hectares planted with Merlot (70%) and Cabernet Franc (30%) vines. Perched atop a hill on the south side of the estate, right next to the Premier Crus, Château Simard produces close to 160,000 bottles every year.
"Château Haut-Brisson is located in the Vignonet sector of St-Émilion, not far from Château Monbousquet and Château Teyssier. The estate was purchased in 1997 by Peter Kwok. After the initial purchase, the new owner wanted to discover how far he could push the quality envelope for his Right Bank château. Before he could do that, Peter began purchasing additional parcels of land and increasin...