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2010 Chateau Roc du Creuzelat, Lussac-Saint-Emilion, France

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $18   From: $17   To: $20

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Over all vintages, this was the 7937th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 40487th

Price History for 2010 Chateau Roc du Creuzelat, Lussac-Saint-Emilion, France
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Grape Variety: Bordeaux Blend Red

A Bordeaux Blend, at its most basic, is any combination of those grape varieties typically used to make the red wines of Bordeaux. The phrase, which seems to have originated with British wine merchants in the 19th Century, relates as much to wines made from the blend as to the grape-variety combination itself (© Copyright material, Wine-Searcher.com). Far from being an officially defined or legal term, it is almost never used for wine-labeling purposes (although it occasionally appears on back labels). Its equivalent in the United States is Meritage, which is not only legally defined, but also a registered trademark.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Lussac-Saint-Emilion wine region

    Lussac-Saint-Emilion is the most northerly of the 'satellites' of the larger Saint-Emilion appellation in the 'right bank' Libournais district of Bordeaux.

    The Lavie stream runs along the southern boundary of Lussac-Saint-Emilion, neatly separating it from Montagne-Saint-Emilion. To the east is the Cotes de Francs appellation, which, together with Lussac, marks the north-eastern edge of the Bordeaux region. The landscape here is slightly higher and more rolling than that which prevails closer to the Dordogne, although a certain element of alluvial clay is still found in its soils.

    The grapes permitted within the Lussac-Saint-Emilion appellation are ... 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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