Learn About Chateau Belle-Vue
From 1966 until 1996, Chateau Belle-Vue was part of Chateau de Gironville and all the vines were sold under the Gironville label. Since then, the cellars at Belle-Vue have been renovated and the estate now produces its own wine.
Over the last vintages, notably since 1999, the wines of Chateau Belle-Vue have been regularly distinguished with honors and medals in wine...
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Learn About Other Bordeaux
A few extra appellations: Bourg & Blaye These two appellations are just across the Gironde river from the Haut-Medoc - a bit northwest of St-Émilion and its satellites. Bourg is the smaller appellation, nestled under the much bigger Blaye. Both have AC status, Cotes de Bourg AC and Cotes de Blaye AC. One step up on the AOC chain is the Premieres Cotes de Blaye AC, producing...
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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends
Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...
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