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Chateau La Papeterie, Montagne-Saint-Emilion, France

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Wine Notes

Indicative Blend: 80 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc

Search Rank 4711 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 4711th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 9485th

Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Le Guide Hachette des Vins 2002 Cité

Price History for Chateau La Papeterie, Montagne-Saint-Emilion, France
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Grape Variety

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
  • 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 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 renowned as much fo...more


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