Wine Wednesday: Médoc, France

August 29th, 2018
Wine Wednesday: Médoc, France
Time for another glass of Wine Wednesday! This series reveals wine gems scattered around the world, and shares quality recommendations along the way. This time, we’re zooming in on the Médoc wine region of France and discovering La Route des Châteaux. Médoc, France   red-wineLa Route des Châteaux is a red wine-lover’s haven. Where there’s a Château, there’s a Vineyard La Route des Châteaux weaves among the Médoc peninsula’s four sub-regions: Saint-Estèphe, Pauillac, St. Julien, and Margaux. It translates into “The Road of Castles” and is also referred to as “La Départmentale 2” (or the D2 for a catchy title). The route’s vineyards pop with the prestigious homes of families who owned the property in the 17th century, back when Médoc was little more than swampland sandwiched between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gironde River. Although Médoc’s swamp days managed a modest amount of vineyards, the land’s potential ... read more
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