St. Emilion Winery
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Historic winery in St. Emillion, France. Saint-Emilion is one of the most importantl red wine areas of Bordeaux along with the Medoc, Graves and Pomerol. The region is much smaller than the Medoc and adjoins Pomerol. On the right bank of the Gironde, the primary grape varieties used are Merlot and Cabernet Franc, with small amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Chateau Ausone and Chateau Cheval Blanc are the only two wines currently classified as Premiers grands crus classes. There are then 13 Premiers grands crus class B and 53 grands crus classes. In addition, a large number of vineyards are classified as Grand Cru.
December 12th, 2010
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