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2011 Chateau Mayne-Guyon, Premieres Cotes de Blaye, France

NV   2011
Wine Notes

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $10

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Over all vintages, this was the 5647th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 5485th

Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Challenge International du Vin 2013 Silver
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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
  • Cotes de Bordeaux Blaye wine region

    Cotes de Bordeaux Blaye is the appellation title for Cotes de Bordeaux wines made specifically in the Blaye district of Bordeaux, just across the Gironde from the Medoc. The wines are both red and white (any rose produced here is sold under the generic Bordeaux appellation). Wines once made under the Premieres Cotes de Blaye appellation are now sold under this newer title.

    The reds are made predominantly from Merlot, ... more

  • Cotes de Bordeaux wine region

    The Cotes de Bordeaux appellation was created in 2009 to bring together wines from four existing Bordeaux appellations: Premieres Cotes de Blaye, Cotes de Castillon, Cotes de Francs and the red wines from Cadillac which previously fell under the ... more

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