Flashcards in St.-Emilion Deck (11)
What are the classification levels of St.-Emilion?
St.-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes A
St.-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes B
What are the St.-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes A?
Chateau Cheval Blanc
What Chateaux were promoted in St.-Emilion in 2012?
Chateau Angelus, Chateau Pavie (promoted to A)
Chateau Canon-la-Guffeliere, Chateau Larcis-Ducasse, La Mondotte, Chateau Valandraud (promoted to B)
Which St.-Emilion chateaux were promoted in 2006?
Chateau Pavie-Maquin, and Chateau Troplong-Mondot (promoted to B)
What are the St.-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes B?
Beau-Sejour-Becot, Beausejour, Belair-Monange, Canon, Canon-la-Gaffeliere, Figeac, Clos Fourtet, La Gaffeliere, Larcis-Ducasse, La Mondotte, Pavie-Macquin, Troplong-Mondot, Trotteville, Valandraud
What is "St.-Emilion Grand Cru?"
It is an appellation rather than a classification, wines are required to have an extra 0.5% alcohol and must undergo an extra year of aging.
What differentiates Chateau Figeac from others in St.-Emilion?
It's the largest estate in St.-Emilion with 40 ha planted, it's soils are gravel rather than clay, and Cabernet Sauvignon is the dominant grape in the blend (35% Cab Sauv, 35% Cab Franc, 30% Merlot)
What are the two main soil types of St.-Emilion?
The cotes - limestone slopes
The Graves - gravelly limestone
When were St.-Emilion wines first classified? When were they most recently classified?
What are the satellite appellations of St.-Emilion?