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Château Chauvin – Grand Cru Classé star of Saint-Émilion – Wednesday 8th February

Sylvie Cazes, of the famed Cazes family of Château Lynch-Bages, was the first member of her family to buy an estate on Bordeaux’s Right Bank.

In 2014, she and her children (Julie, Pierre and François Régimbeau) crossed the river to purchase Château Chauvin, a 15ha property situated in the north-west of Saint-Émilion, close to the border with Pomerol, and which has been a Grand Cru Classé since the first classification of Saint-Émilion wines in 1955.

Sylvie’s arrival prompted a major overhaul of the estate, both in the cellar and the vineyard, where detailed studies led to significant and strategic replanting. The vineyard today sits on soil that echoes Pomerol and comprises a single block which surrounds the château; it is given over to 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Sylvie is one of Bordeaux’s most well-known and dynamic women. As well as owning Château Chauvin, she is president of the advisory board of Château Lynch-Bages, owner of Le Chapon Fin restaurant in Bordeaux, and president of la Cité du Vin. This is a rare and wonderful opportunity for Members to not only taste the wines of this great Saint-Émilion estate, but also spend time with Sylvie herself.


The wines we will be tasting:
Château Chauvin 2019
Château Chauvin 2018
Château Chauvin 2016
Château Chauvin 2015
Château Chauvin 2014
Château Chauvin 2012
Château Chauvin 2011
Château Chauvin 2010
Château Chauvin 2009

Wednesday 8th February
St James’s Room
18.30 – Welcome drink on arrival
19:00 – Masterclass starts
20:30 – Masterclass ends

Please note, tickets are refundable for cancellations up to 48 hours before the event. Cancellations must be made in writing to events@67pallmall.com. Any cancellations within 48 hours of the event are non-refundable unless 67 Pall Mall resells the ticket to another Member. This is only possible when the event is sold out and there is a waiting list.

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