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crus

[krüs]
(anatomy)
The shank of the hindleg, that portion between the femur and the ankle.
Any of various parts of the body resembling a leg or root.
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More lean and lithe, Simonnet-Febvre Chablis Premier Cru Vaillons 2011, France (left, PS22.
According to Laroche, Les Blanchots' style always oers white blossom and orchard fruit, both on the nose and the palate, with a salty nish that's typical of this high class grand cru and part of its allure.
In the present case, the right crus of the diaphragm was duplicated completely and the splanchnic nerves entered the abdominal cavity by passing through the space between the two right crura.
This makes Cru Bourgeois an annual accolade awarded to those wines - not properties - that are produced according to stringent standards and have passed a blind tasting test.
FLYING GREY: Grands Crus and Tom Scudamore wins the Feltham Novices Chase at Kempton
There are good village wines, but try to seek out the Premier Crus here, especially bottlings from Epenots and Rugiens.
In 1966, rankings were redefined by the Syndicat des Crus Bourgeois, and by the time of the last big cru bourgeois re-shuffle, in 1978, there were 128 chateaux listed.
In 1911, the precursor of the CIVC - Comite Interprofessionel du Vin de Champagne - produced a list of five crus that it rated as 100 per cent.
1 - The three lightest-bodied Crus Brouilly, Regnie, Chiroubles
This listing aroused after the success of the 260g Valrhona Grands Crus Discovery Chocolate Gift Box.
Long Run was placed a couple of seasons ago in this race off 1lb higher and Grands Crus is a faster horse and better jumper than Long Run was when he was embarking on his second season over fences.
Terroir and aspect (location of the slopes) are crucial to these wines, and in a Chablis taste-off the four appellations start with a petit Chablis, level to simple village Chablis, rise to premier cru and peak at grand cru.