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Médoc

(mādôk`), region, SW France, a peninsula extending NW of Bordeaux between the Bay of Biscay and the Gironde River estuary. The region is covered with some of France's most famous vineyards; Château Lafite, Château Latour, and Château Margaux are the most renowned of the many wines produced in Médoc.

Médoc

 

a region in southwestern France between the left bank of the Gironde River (estuary of the Garonne River) and the Bay of Biscay; part of the Garonne lowland. Médoc is a low-lying plain, primarily cultivated in the east and occupied by dunes often planted with pine forests in the west. Near the coast is a system of lakes extending meridionally. It is an important French viticultural and wine-making region.

Médoc

a red Bordeaux wine. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
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A super trouper from the Medoc, Chateau Le Barrail 2010, Bordeaux (PS7.
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Just three of those will go on sale - but the buyers will be flown first class to the vineyard in the Medoc region of France for a tour and dinner.
The appellations found within the Today's Bordeaux list are: Blaye - Cotes de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Superieur, Cadillac, Castillon - Cotes de Bordeaux, Cotes de Bordeaux, Entre-Deux-Mers, Fronsac, Graves, Haut-Medoc, Lalande-de-Pomerol, Margaux, Medoc, Pessac-Leognan, Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux, Saint-Emilion, Saint-Estephe, Sainte Foy, and Sauternes.
The bottle in question was a Chateau Leoville Barton 1996 - one of the great Bordeaux wines from the village of St Julien, in the Medoc.
Here, south-facing slopes were developed into vineyards as far back as Roman times, in preference to the Medoc which, at that time, was just marsh-land.
The Medoc is the most expensive area together with Pomerol and St Emilion, but generic and small chateaux make very fine wine.
KENILWORTH'S Jamie Elson must ensure that after this week's Challenge Tour Grand Final at Golf de Medoc in France he maintains or betters his position in the overall rankings.
As the BevMo team traveled up and down the Medoc and to the Right Bank and back, it was clear to us that 2000 was indeed a superb year.