En primeur insights - part 2: the château MD
16 Aug 2011 by Gavin Quinney
This is the second in a series of articles looking back at the 2010 Bordeaux En Primeur campaign (the first, by Mark Hellyar, can be read  here ).  Englishman Christian Seely, pictured here in full Commanderie du Bontemps de  Médoc regalia,  is the managing director of the AXA Millésimes group of estates, based at Château Pichon-Longueville in Pauillac. Besides this ‘Super Second’, Seely looks after Châteaux Pibran, also in Pauillac, Petit Village in Pomerol and Suduiraut in Sauternes, as well as estates in the Languedoc, Burgundy, Portugal and Hungary. He is also president of the Compagnie...

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