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St-Émilion Wine Bordeaux, France

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Marked by its historic fortified village—perhaps the prettiest in all of Bordeaux, the St-Émilion appellation, along with its neighboring village of Pomerol, are leaders in quality on the Right Bank of Bordeaux. These Merlot-dominant red wines (complemented by various amounts of Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon) remain some of the most admired and collected wines of the world.

St-Émilion has the longest history in wine production in Bordeaux—longer than the Left Bank—dating back to an 8th century monk named Saint Émilion who became a hermit in one of the many limestone caves scattered throughout the area.

Today St-Émilion is made up of hundreds of independent farmers dedicated to the same thing: growing Merlot and Cabernet Franc (and tiny amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon). While always roughly the same blend, the wines of St-Émilion vary considerably depending on the soil upon which they are grown—and the soils do vary considerably throughout the region.

The chateaux with the highest classification (Premier Grand Cru Classés) are on gravel-rich soils or steep, clay-limestone hillsides. There are only four given the highest rank, called Premier Grand Cru Classés A (Chateau Cheval Blanc, Ausone, Angélus, Pavie) and 14 are Premier Grand Cru Classés B. Much of the rest of the vineyards in the appellation are on flatter land where the soils are a mix of gravel, sand and alluvial matter.

Great wines from St-Émilion will be deep in color, and might have characteristics of blackberry liqueur, black raspberry, licorice, chocolate, grilled meat, earth or truffles. They will be bold, layered and lush.

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  • Chateau Laroque  2016 Front Label
    Chateau Laroque 2016
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Laroque  2018  Front Label
    Chateau Laroque 2018
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Figeac  2015 Front Label
    Chateau Figeac 2015
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    • D95
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  • Chateau Canon  2009 Front Label
    Chateau Canon 2009
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    • WS93
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  • Chateau Pavie  2016  Front Label
    Chateau Pavie 2016
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    • WS97
    • WE96
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  • Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot  2018  Front Label
    Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot 2018
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    Chateau Pavie 2015
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Canon  2017  Front Label
    Chateau Canon 2017
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Fonplegade  2018  Front Label
    Chateau Fonplegade 2018
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    • D94
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  • Chateau Canon  2015  Front Label
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  • Chateau Canon  2010 Front Label
    Chateau Canon 2010
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Fombrauge  2018  Front Label
    Chateau Fombrauge 2018
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    • V92
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  • Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere  2015 Front Label
    Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere 2015
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Figeac  2018  Front Label
    Chateau Figeac 2018
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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