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The Medoc is probably the best-known part of Bordeaux. It is located west of the Gironde, and north of the city of Bordeaux.

It did not always carry such prestige. Until the Dutch drained it in the mid-17th century, the Medoc was only a salt marsh.

It contains the communes of St-Julien, St-Estephe, Pauillac, Margaux, Moulis, and Listrac. The Medoc was first classified in 1855, and is home to four of the five First Growths identified in that classification. The wines are made mostly from Cabernet Sauvignon.
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  • Chateau Lamothe Bergeron Cru Bourgeois 2006

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    Ruby and terracota color. Well balanced wine with hints of tobacco leaves. Read More

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  • Château Haut Maurac Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois 2011

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  • DVOGLER- as I mentioned in an earlier post, I was introduced to quality reds, ... ranging from a $18 Haut Medoc that ripens and gains depth in about 30 minutes, to some more expensive, Pomerol, Margaux, and ST Emlions.that benefit from 2- 4 hours of decanting and additional working in the glass. So there is no hard and fast rule but generally ... Read More

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  • GREGT- you are right about Chappellet. At any price point I  have  ... ... Chateau Senejac Haut Medoc, rated 94 at $22, Chateau Palon ST Emilion, 93, at $30, Chateau Garraud, 92, LaLande Pomerol, $30 and many others in that same range. I am headed out today to stock up on the 2010 Palon  and 2010 LaTour Bessan Margaux, 93, both at $30. Based ... Read More

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  • Chateau Belle-Vue Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois S.c. de la Gironville 2004

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    I bought this bottle of wine from the website ... for £15.Haut-Medoc is a large AOC set up in 1936 for wines produced in 15 communes on the eastern side of the Medoc peninsular stretching nearly 40 miles north of the City of Bordeaux.It is an 'umbrella' AOC because it includes several smaller but more prestigious appellations such as Pauillac a... Read More

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  • Château Pomeys Moulis En Médoc Bordeaux 2009

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    had this again the other day. Nice opening of Blueberry, violets, lavender, and allspice, and cedar. Long spicy finish with cedar, blueberry, and thyme. Balanced tannins and acidity and becoming more silky and complex. Read More

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  • Marquis de St Vincent Medoc 2012

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    This bottle of wine was on special offer for £6 at my local supermarket before ... buy one.Geographically,the Medoc is the entire peninsular north of the City of Bordeaux but the AOC of that name created in 1936 for red wines only refers to 16 communes at the northern end. The area is sometimes called the Bas-Medoc or Lower Medoc as opposed to ... Read More

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