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Appellation Guide: Pessac Leognan AOC (Bordeaux, France)

Created in 1987 Passac Leognan is the most recent appellation of all the Bordeaux territories. Regardless, highly appreciated winemaking in this little area south of the city can be traced back hundreds of years.

Pessac Leognan's most recent history is heavily intertwined with the Lurton family. André Lurton was president of the wine growers association for almost 20 years.

The 16 properties that today form part of 1855 classification are examples of this exceptional past.

Grand Crus Classe Estates:

Château Bouscaut
Château Carbonnieux
Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion
Domaine de Chevalier
Château de Fieuzal
Château de France
Château Haut-Bailly
Château Haut-Bergey
Château Larrivet Haut-Brion
Château LaTour-Martiallac
Château La Louvière

Château Malartic-Lagravière

Château Olivier
Château Pape Clément
Château Picque Caillou
Château Smith Haut Lafitte