The connoisseur said that, while she loved the bouquet of the Medoc
, she preferred the Pauillac's finish.
The most famous rating, and the most enduring, was the Classification of 1855 for the wine-producing estates of the Medoc
. In that year, the Exposition Universelle (the World's Fair) was to be held in Paris.
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These wines are softer and fruitier than their Medoc
and Graves cousins.
Even the larger concerns are so much smaller than their Medoc
counterparts that they don't even speak the same language.
Merlot is also planted extensively in the other two leading New World wine producing countries, Australia and South Africa but generally it is blended with Cabernet Sauvignon as in the Medoc
wines of Bordeaux.
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In the Medoc
alone imagine all the different permutations a wine maker can use.
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Saint-Emilions, from prestigious vineyards on the eastern bank of the Gironde, are softer and fruitier than the red Bordeaux from Medoc
It is this tannic structure that results in wines that age well and why it takes a lead role in the blend for red Bordeaux, including the famous wine Chateaux of the Medoc
that demand such high auction prices: Latour, Lafite and Mouton-Rothschild for instance.
It was done because the Margaux, from grapes picked off young vines, was mediocre while the Haut Medoc
, from old growth vines, was nearly as good as a "grand cru classe." Bordeaux wine industry analysts expressed fear the inquiry could have serious financial consequences in the region, where wines like Giscours are extremely costly and exported in large quantities to the United States, Britain and Asia.