Pauillac wine appellation in Bordeaux, France Restaurants, Wine, Travel, Opinions

Pauillac wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Pauillac is a wine appellation of the Bordeaux region where some stunning red wines are produced. Situated on the left bank of the Gironde River it is the home to some of the best known Bordeaux red wines.
The appellation was established on the 14th November 1936 and is permitted to produce red wines only.
Wines are produced from the standard Bordeaux red grapes of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Malbec, Merlot and Petit Verdot.
Famous domaines here include Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, Chateau Latour and Chateau Lynch-Bages.
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