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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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The Medoc is a reasonable P1,200 while the Pauillac is pricier at P2,650.
Referring back to prices fetched over the previous century, the brokers were able to divide the top Medoc estates into five tiers of quality.
Double rooms at Golf du Medoc from 125 (00 +33 556 703131, hotelgolfdumedoc.com,contact@hotelgolfdumedoc.com).
Medoc, on the western, or left bank of the Gironde, and Graves, situated south of the city of Bordeaux, are home to the area's most renowned chateaux.
Perhaps the weakest performing of the major Medoc appellations, many of the Saint-Estephes showed moderately ripe characters and often with a disturbing weedy, leafy note.
Meanwhile, MeDoc's main emphasis has shifted toward provision of electronic books.
Cru Bourgeois, Haut-Medoc - Medoc and Haut-Medoc wines are Cabernet Sauvignon dominated and need time to mature.
Match: Pavillon La Tourelle Medoc - PS10 (Sainsbury's) Matt says: Medoc wines are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc blends with blackcurrant, plum and spice character.
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.
Whether it's a grand chateau on the Right Bank of the River Dordogne (home to Chateau Petrus, its most expensive wine), or a rustic farmhouse on the Left Bank in the Haut Medoc, each chateau is usually a single estate which produces its own wine - with the property illustrated on the label.
Few golf venues in my experience compare with the 36 holes at Golf du Medoc, where the two courses are of almost equal quality.