The commune of Pauillac is the epitome of powerful, austere Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines that blossom with decades of maturity. Famous for Lafite, Mouton, Latour, the Pichons and Pontet-Canet, the wines are luxuriously…

Storms swept through Bordeaux and Champagne last weekend, damaging vineyards, knocking down power lines and uprooting trees. Pauillac, Genissac and Champagne were worst hit, with producers predicting lower yields as a result…