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Photo of the Week by Owen Franken ’68

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Bunches of Merlot grapes, the grapes of the Bordeaux red wines, in the vineyards of Chateau Petrus—one of the most exclusive wines in the world—at harvest time (© Owen Franken).
Bunches of Merlot grapes, the grapes of the Bordeaux red wines, in the vineyards of Chateau Petrus—one of the most exclusive wines in the world—at harvest time (© Owen Franken).

Learn more about Owen Franken from his profile, read a What Matters opinion column he wrote called "Life in Brownian Motion," or visit his Web site.

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Fri, 07/21/2017 10:35am

Nice image by an excellent photographer. However....If they are Pinot grapes, the location would be Burgundy, not Bordeaux.

Sat, 07/15/2017 1:58pm

If this is Petrus, then the grapes are Merlot, not Pinot Noir. Petrus only grows Merlot.

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