Gourmets of Wine > The 2006 St. Emilion Classification Released
[Vinography: A Wine Blog] Every ten years, a cabal of wine officials gets together to decide who is good, who is better, and who is best in a little town on the North side of the Dordogne River in the Bordeaux region of France. The "Right Bank" as it is affectionately known, is home to the town and appellation of Saint Emilion, which today was "reclassified" to determine the best wine estates in the appellation.
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[Fermentation.typepad.com] Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Thirty percent of the wine is aged in oakprior to the blend for a more refined wine that doesn't break the bank!The wine originates from the world acclaimed soils of Saint-Emilion inBordeaux. The bright cherry red label and smiling face of the labelbeckon even the hardest to please wine consumer.
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[Pigilito says...] French winemakers, following tradition,... : By early this year, with some winemakers taking to the streets to protest low prices, France asked the European Union to approve the distillation of 150 million liters, or about 40 million gallons, of Appellation d'Origine ContrÃ´lée wine. By the end of the year, 100 million liters, enough for 133 million bottles, will have been turned into crystal-clear ethanol.