Saint-Emilion Wine

St-Emilion is a commune in Bordeaux which is located along the right (northeast) bank of the Dordogne. The wines here are dominated by the Merlot grape, followed by Cabernet Franc. Soil types include gravel, clay, and limestone. Unlike the Medoc, St-Emilion did not receive its classification until 1955. The commune is the home of such renowned and wildly expensive wines as Cheval Blanc and Ch. Ausone.

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Ives

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Péloursin

  • Vermentino

    History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...

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  • Château Figeac

    Before our tour begins, in the chateau's main courtyard, it is useful to place Chateau Figeac wit...

  • Château Larmande

    Château LARMANDE (a Great Classified Growth) is one of the oldest estates of SAINT EMILION. LARMA...

  • Château Angelus

    Surface area : 23.4 hectares (58 acres) in one single block Situation : On the south-facing slope...

  • Château Tour de Ségur

    Area : 28 hectares of red varietals Soil : Majority clay-limestone on limestone shelf with clay-s...

  • Château Yon-Figeac

    Built in the XIXth on land bought from Chateau Figeac in 1874, Château Yon-Figeac is located be...

  • Château St. Georges

    Saint-Georges dates back to Gallo-roman times when a sumptuous villa overlooked the vineyar...

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  • Stephen, any comments on the Aussie wines and their prices towards the top of this list?  Clos du Rouge Gorge, young vines, in the Roussilon A Connoisseur's Cellar, Part 10 of 8: some fine bits towards the endWe might get another round, but after today there will be a break for at least a little while from this relentless assault of interesting ... Read More

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  • Chateau Laroque Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classe 2010


    I was given this bottle of wine and have no idea where my benefactor got it ... ... paid.Viticulture in the Saint Emilion area goes back to at least Roman times and it is now the largest appellation in the Bordeaux region producing around two and a half million bottles a year.It is also one of the more prestigious appellations and a system of... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Chateau de Ferrand St-Emilion Grand Cru 2012


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    Wine review by kimberlyaurora

  • Chateau Plaisance-Branne Montagne Saint-Emilion 2012


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    Wine review by martins2002

  • Chateau la Perriere la Source Lussac Saint-Emilion 2012


    I bought this bottle of wine from the website ... for £10. Lussac Saint Emilion is one of the four 'satelite' Saint Emilion appellations. 'La Source' is one of the three Lussac Saint Emilion cuvees made by the small concern of Chateau La Rose Perriere. It consists of 75% merlot and 25% cabernet franc.50% was aged in oak barrels and 50% in stai... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • I have had and enjoyed a number of 98 right bank clarets.I even had a 98 ... ... was very good.. Pomerol [and Saint Emilion ] is often considered the spiritual home of the merlot grape although it is usually blended with a little cabernet fra Read More

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  • Chateau Belle Cure Bordeaux France Merlot Blend 2015


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    Wine review by Phil Ned

  • Chateau Simard Saint-Emilion 2005


    Had this at lunch the other day at Marcello's Chophouse. They have it by the Glass in the Cruvinet. Though very nice, seemed like it was not quite there yet.Still could do with a few more years. Dark opaque Ruby. Loads of earth, herbs, and roasted stewed fruit, Black Cherry Cassis, Earthy Plum and Milk Chocolate. As it sits in the glass, continu... Read More

    Wine review by puhnner

  • Chateau Fontbernard Saint-Emilion 2010


    Really, really good. In fact this could stand a couple of more years in the cellar. Black berry fruit, mocha, vanilla, chewy tannins that turn into a sweetish daek cherry on the finish and vibrant acidity make this a classic effort. Drink or hold - 90 points - Paul Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951

  • Château Canon-la Gaffelière St.-Emilion Pre-Arrival 2012


    2 of 3 Bottles, In Honor of my Son's 12th day on Earth. Read More

    Wine review by Mr Dolce

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