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2009 Nicole Tapon Chateau des Moines, Montagne-Saint-Emilion, France

1940   2009   2010
Wine Notes

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $12

Score: 87.
The Wine-Searcher score of 87/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
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87/100 (7 notes from 7 users )  
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Price History for 2009 Nicole Tapon Chateau des Moines, Montagne-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
  • 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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