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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]
See: Wine
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The connoisseur said that, while she loved the bouquet of the Medoc, she preferred the Pauillac's finish.
Emilion and Pomerol, and Cabernet Sauvignon is dominant on the left bank of the river, in Medoc and Graves.
George's Hospital in London was particularly intrigued by the single-digit incidence of elevated cardiac biomarkers in the Medoc women.
Jean-Louis Viaut, MD of CVM, said: "We will provide an exceptional package promoting the wonderful diversity of Medoc wines and an exciting platform to drive sales.
The first and most famous was the 1855 Classification of the Medoc and Graves, which ranked approximately 60 wine estates.
Even the larger concerns are so much smaller than their Medoc counterparts that they don't even speak the same language.
Merlot is also planted extensively in the other two leading New World wine producing countries, Australia and South Africa but generally it is blended with Cabernet Sauvignon as in the Medoc wines of Bordeaux.
The MeDoc library intends to provide--in displayable format at a local workstation--all documents that are of value to students, lecturers, and researchers in an academic environment.
Lassen will represent Mendocino in the California counties of Medoc, Plumas and Sierra.
Cabernet Sauvignon is the grape basic to the fine red wines of Bordeaux's Medoc and Graves regions.
The Chateau Road (including Margaux, Medoc and Pauillac)