Bordeaux: The five first growths

Chateau Haut-Brion, bordeaux first growths
Château Haut-Brion was among the very first properties in the region to introduce stainless steel vats for winemaking.

There are five châteaux in Bordeaux that truly need no introduction. Known as the first growths, or the premier cru classés, they are Haut-Brion, Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild, Latour and Margaux.

Anson’s pick of the Bordeaux first growth wines for drinking now:

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Source: Jane Anson