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1

What are the classification levels of St.-Emilion?

St.-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes A
St.-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes B

2

What are the St.-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes A?

Chateau Angelus
Chateau Ausone
Chateau Cheval Blanc
Chateau Pavie

3

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)

4

Which St.-Emilion chateaux were promoted in 2006?

Chateau Pavie-Maquin, and Chateau Troplong-Mondot (promoted to B)

5

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

6

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.

7

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)

8

What are the two main soil types of St.-Emilion?

The cotes - limestone slopes
The Graves - gravelly limestone

9

When were St.-Emilion wines first classified? When were they most recently classified?

1955, 2012

10

What are the satellite appellations of St.-Emilion?

Lussac
St. Georges
Montagne
Puisseguin

11

Who are the two best examples of the garagiste movement in St.-Emilion?

La Mondotte and Chateau Valandraud