Frequently producing one of the greatest-value wines of the Pomerol appellation, Château La Croix de Gay is managed by Alain Raynaud and Chantal Lebreton. The Lebreton family is an historic line of Pomerol winemakers that began their trade in 1772 but first arrived in the village way back in in 1477.
Château Haut-Bailly is a Graves Cru Classé estate that has really hit form in the last 5-7 years.
"Since Alexandre Thienpont began managing Vieux Château Certan, he renovated the winemaking facilities in 1988 and again modernised the traditional Pomerol estate in 2003. It was his decision to create a second wine, La Gravette de Certan. He began green harvesting, picking riper fruit and reducing yields as a regular part of their vineyard management techniques. All his efforts proved to be...