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Dourthe Reserve, Montagne-Saint-Emilion, France

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Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are two of the world’s most famous and most widely grown wine grapes. The pair form the foundation of many of the great wines of Bordeaux, where this classic blend (often dubbed "Bordeaux Blend") is thought to have originated. For centuries, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot have been the quintessential Bordeaux wine grapes, but their fame and popularity have now taken them far beyond the banks of the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde, to the furthest reaches of the wine world.

In California the blend is often labeled as Meritage – providing the producer meets the require ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Montagne-Saint-Emilion wine region

    Montagne-Saint-Emilion is the largest 'satellite' title of the Saint-Emilion appellation in the 'right bank' Libournais sub-region of Bordeaux.

    Montagne-Saint-Emilion surrounds the village of Montagne, three miles (4.8km) to the north of the town of Saint-Emilion. The appellation laws state that wines made from the Saint-Georges commune (recognized as an independent appellation in its own right) may also be labeled as Montagne-Saint-Emilion.

    The grape varieties permitted within the appellation are Merlot, Malbec, ... more

  • Saint-Emilion wine region

    Saint-Emilion is a key wine town in the Libournais district of Bordeaux, important in terms of both quality and quantity. It lies just a few miles north of the Dordogne, in the final stages of the river's journey from the hills of the Massif Central hills to the Gironde estuary. The town is renowne ... more


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