Château St. Georges

Saint-Georges dates back to Gallo-roman times when a sumptuous villa overlooked the vineyards. Eventually the Roman domain gave its name to a parish and in time a medieval castle was built. In 1602, a barony was created when Henry IV sold the estate and title to a prestigious Saint-Emilion family. It was passed down through the family as dowry for the eldest daughter until it landed in the hands of the last Baron of Saint-Georges, who displayed excellent taste in hiring the celebrated 18th century architect Victor Louis to redesign the castle. Victor Louis also designed the splendid Grand Theatre in Bordeaux. In 1772, the majestic castle we see today was constructed. Of the original medieval structure, only the four imposing grey towers were kept. Victor Louis' creation is bordered by a cool, shaded park on the northern side, elegant gardens on the eastern and southern sides, and is surrounded entirely by its sun-drenched vineyards. Following the French Revolution, the vines were hit by phyloxera Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Merlot

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

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  • Château Saint-André Corbin Red Bordeaux Blend St. Georges-St. Émilion 1998


    I bought this bottle of wine from a wine merchant in Sussex for £12. Saint Georges Saint Emilion is an AOC created in 1936 for red wines from around the hamlet of that name in the Montagne commune. It is the smallest of the four 'satellite ' Saint Emilion AOC's.My bottle comes from a well-established estate and consists of 75% merlot and 25% cab... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Perhaps we could use a place to share recent purchases...Here are some '12 Burlotto Langhe Nebbiolo, which came highly recommended from a trusted friend who just got back from a month in Italy. I'm not seeing many available in the States quite yet, but was happy to find these locally. Read More

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  • It’s time to start buying gifts for the holidays and that means it’s time to get specific. I’m beginning here in France with recommendations for gifts from some of the country’s most popular wine regions.This is not supposed to be an all inclusive list, so forgive me if I’ve missed your favorite wines. This is simply supposed to be a rough list ... Read More

    From the article Wine Gifts: France

  • There are many wines I'd like to buy if money weren't an issue. Here's one of them:2010 Beaucastel Hommage a Perrin - Made from 70% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah, Grenache, and Counoise. 500 cases produced. Some IWC text: Bright ruby. A drop-dead, room-filling bouquet evokes black raspberry liqueur, incense, anise and lavender, with smoke and herb overto... Read More

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  • Château Saint-André Corbin Red Bordeaux Blend St. Georges-St. Émilion 2005


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    Wine review by mark

  •  Here's the lineup...just finished getting bottles prepped. Also about time to start slow oxing the Chevillon, and the Barbaresco.Whites: Domaine Huet “Clos Du Bourg – Demi Sec” Chenin Blanc, 2010 - France/ Loire Valley/ Vouvray Liquid Farm “White Hill” Chardonnay, 2011 - California/ Santa Barbara/ Sta. Rita Hills Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc, 20... Read More

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  • My family and I are brand new to wines, having bought a couple of books and deciding to make a bit of an adventure out of this. We live in a smallish town and haven't been able to find a good local wine shop, so we sort of started in our grocery stores. It's been a bit overwhelming, a bit expensive, and finally kind of frustrating trying to find... Read More

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  • This past week the cycling pros took part in Paris-Nice, also known as the race to the sun - it starts in Paris and travels South ending in Nice.  The fifth stage started in Chateauneuf du Pape.The Catholic Church also welcomed a new Pope, which always reminds me of how Chateauneuf du Pape got its name (courtesy of Pope Clement V back in the 130... Read More

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  • Chateau Macquin St Georges St Emilion 2009


    cherry, plum on the nose....very smooth mouthfeel with hints of vanilla....nice finish. Read More

    Wine review by mikespeer

  • Château Moulin-St.-Georges St.-Emilion 2009


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    Wine review by Barberolo

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