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Grand Cru vineyard status is only granted to the most distinct and

Grand Cru vineyard status is only granted to the most distinct and

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Grand Cru vineyard status is only granted to the most distinct and consistently excellent plantings. Deiss have the good fortune to possess a good number of ...

Grand Cru wines can be white, red or sparkling. Generally speaking, for Burgundy, most white Grand Crus are chardonnays (outside Alsace) with their red ...

But some growers in the north with full crop levels struggled to ripen their fruit and only started picking at the beginning of October.

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Schlossberg Grand Cru, overlooking Kaysersberg

Photo courtesy of Bourgogne Wines.

Vineyards in Burgundy

Arguably the Northern half of the Cote d'Or in Burgundy above Beaune is the ultimate expression of Grand Cru pinot noir red wines and many will argue these ...

... Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

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Pommard

Chateau de Beauregard and the soon-to-be premier cru Vers Cras

... and Preuses Grand Cru). Chablis vineyards ©BIVB – Bureau Interprofessionel des Vins de Bourgogne

To deserve the title of a Grand Cru wine there must be a harmonious combination of several elements. The depth of the roots and age of ...

Grand Cru: The Great Wines of Burgundy ?

... 51 Grand Cru vineyards and even the Loire now has a Grand Cru with Quarts de Chaume, a fine chenin blanc and there is a Grand Cru system emerging in the ...

France vineyard in Cariñena

The Alsace is another wine region to the west with distinctive grape varieties including Gewurztraminer and has 51 Grand Cru vineyards and even the Loire ...

Image: looking towards the town of Chablis from the Vaudésir grand cru – believed to

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Burgundy also produces the greatest white wines from the chardonnay grape and Le Montrachet and Corton Charlemagne can be considered as possibly the best in ...

What Makes Grand Cru Great

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The Grand Cru vineyard is quite a big site as it wraps around the south-east, south and south-west of the hill of Corton- in fact it is the largest grand ...

Making the Grand Cru of Sancerre

Vino de pago, Vi de finca, & Grand Cru

A line-up of Chablis Grand Cru wines.

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But LVMH's recent purchase of a storied grand cru vineyard has many worried that the region is amidst a cultural reorganization that's been years ...

Frédéric-Marc Burrier believes premier cru status was Pouilly-Fuissé's destiny

The Zinnkoepflé Grand Cru

Top 25 Most Expensive Bordeaux Wines

The quality and unique characteristics were recognised early-on in Chambolle-Musigny. The church set up vineyards here millennia ago and the wine achieved ...

Aloxe-Corton Wine

Georges Lorentz points out Grand Cru Alsace vineyards from the roof of Gustave Lorentz winery.

There was less damage in Chaintré and Vinzelles, and crop losses were spotty in Vergisson, at the northern limits of the Pouilly-Fuissé appellation.

Trimbach and Hugel, for example, are now producing wines whose labels clearly indicate either the name of a grand cru or a specific site.

Burgundy's white wine outpost is one of France's most northern and it is hardly surprising therefore that the wines are naturally relatively sinewy, ...

Vineyard in Bordeaux

Montagny crus, Burgundy

Wines in Corsica, abbatucci

Top 25 Most-Expensive Australian Wines

While France arguably has the most prominent reputation in the world for reds, when it comes to white wines things get more complicated.

But although the five Bond bottlings are not technically vineyard-designated wines, Bond has followed the rules of such wines, which forbid adding more than ...

It was a great experience to taste the 2009 and 2016 Chablis Grand Cru AOC Bougros 'Côte Bouguerots' in the same lineup and to experience the very different ...

The Côte de Beaune is the southern half of the escarpment of the Côte d'Or, named after the important town and wine centre of Beaune.

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The Meaning Of Grand Cru in Bordeaux

Burgundy: Will The Real Grand Cru Please Stand Up

Photo courtesy of Bourgogne Wines.

Côte de Beaune

Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru

Germany and Alsace's Battle of the Rieslings

French wines - a short guide

Top pairings | Pairing food and Chablis

Vineyards at Lightfoot & Wolfville in the Annapolis Valley

Image: Oil burning smudge pots (to prevent spring frost risk to young buds)

Main vineyard areas & the cru system

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Looking west up the hill at Clos de Tart's vineyard. Bud burst had just occurred

Harvest time in the Chablis Premier Cru of Fourchaume

The Montagne – really more of a wide plateau than mountain, it's only 283 metres is its highest point – describes a U-shaped arc open to the west and ...

Roussillon is often appended to the Languedoc, as in Languedoc-Roussillon, but has a quite distinct character of its own, in landscape, in ethnic roots ...

Cava finally linked to terroir with 12 new 'grand cru' sites

Château Lafite Rothschild 1er Grand Cru Classé 2009 - Lot of 2 Bottles

A local vineyard in Serralunga takes in the sun.

The town of Chablis as seen from the Grand Cru site of Les Clos

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Baby buds just starting the vegetative cycle at Clos de Tart

"We make wines from terroirs that have been dedicated to the production of great things

Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue Musigny vineyards

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A couple of years ago, we came up with the most expensive red wines list consisting mainly of collector's items. Fine wines do age better in time and their ...

Crus controls, Champagne

Maison Louis Jadot Chambertin Clos de Beze

Sanford & Benedict

Wente Estate Vineyard, Livermore Valley

Grand Cru: The Great Wines of Burgundy Through the Perspective of Its Finest Vineyards: Amazon.co.uk: Remington Norman, Aubert De Villaine: 9781402785481: ...

Dominique Moreau of Marie-Courtin, named for her grandmother, makes Champagne in minute quantities from grapes grown in the Aube. Credit Nigel Dickinson for ...

The premier cru status – the very best premier cru village?

... 2016 and, especially, 2014 but that element may yet emerge as some of these highly concentrated wines lose some of their baby fat with bottle aging.