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Christian Moueix Merlot, Bordeaux, France

Wine Notes

Christian Moueix is the owner of Chateau Petrus

Average Price $14 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Search Rank 4861 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 4861st most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 6057th

Price History for Christian Moueix Merlot, Bordeaux, France
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Grape Variety

Merlot is a red wine variety with strong historic ties to Bordeaux and the southwest of France. It is the predominant variety in most wines from Saint-Emilion and Pomerol, the area in which the variety originated. The variety is now widely planted in wine regions across the world and, in terms of the volumes of wine produced internationally, it is rivaled only by its Bordeaux companion, Cabernet Sauvignon.

In France, Merlot is the most widely planted red wine variety of all, and it is also extremely popular in northern Italy and the warmer areas of southern ...more


Region
  • Bordeaux, in the south-west of France, needs little introduction to anyone with an interest in wine. One of the world's most prolific wine regions, it also manages to rank among the most famous and prestigious. The secrets of Bordeaux's wine success (other than magical Bordeaux Blend) are its three trump cards: diversity, quality and quantity.

    The majority of Bordeaux wines are the dry, medium-bodied reds that made the region famous. The finest (and most expensive) of these come from the great chateaux of the Medoc, particularly those in Pauillac and Margaux, and from the "right bank" appellations Saint-Emilion and ...more

  • France – the home of Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne – is arguably the world's most important wine-producing country. For centuries, it has produced wine in greater quantity – and of reportedly greater quality – than any other nation. Wine is ingrained i...more

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