Learn About Chateau Joinin
Chateau Joinin was owned by a single family for several generations before it was bought by Madame and Monsieur Mestreguilhem, owners of Chateau Pipeau in Saint-Emilion in 1989. Sixty one acres of vines, mostly Merlot, are planted on clay and limestone soil. In 2000 the Mestreguilhems built a new estate winery to improve and control the quality of their wines.
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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