Pomerol AOC

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Pomerol is a French wine-growing commune and Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) within the Libournais ("Right Bank") in Bordeaux.wikipedia
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Pomerol is a French wine-growing commune and Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) within the Libournais ("Right Bank") in Bordeaux.
The Libournais includes the sub-regions of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol (among others).

Cabernet Franc

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The wine produced here is predominately from Merlot with Cabernet Franc playing a supporting role.
By the 18th century, plantings of Cabernet Franc (known as Bouchet) were found throughout Fronsac, Pomerol and St-Emilion, making quality wines.

Château Pétrus

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However, the region does contain one property widely held to be equivalent to premier cru: Château Pétrus.
Pétrus is a Bordeaux, France, wine estate located in the Pomerol appellation near its eastern border to Saint-Émilion.

Château Gazin

Several of these establishments, such as the Gazin hospital, which was first mentioned in 1288, are now the sites of modern vineyards and wineries such as Château Gazin. Other vineyards which have at least some planting on this bouttonière include Château La Conseillante, Château L'Évangile, Château Lafleur, Château Gazin, Château Trotanoy, Château Clinet, Château le Gay and Vieux Château Certan.
Château Gazin is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Château La Conseillante

A 1943 comparative price list commissioned by the Vichy government listed Pétrus only at the level of a mid-tier Second Growth from the Médoc with the next highest rated Pomerol estates, Vieux Château Certan and Château La Conseillante commanding prices in line with Third Growth estates like Château Giscours and Château La Lagune. Other vineyards which have at least some planting on this bouttonière include Château La Conseillante, Château L'Évangile, Château Lafleur, Château Gazin, Château Trotanoy, Château Clinet, Château le Gay and Vieux Château Certan.
Château La Conseillante, previously Château Conseillante and simply La Conseillante, is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Vieux Château Certan

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A 1943 comparative price list commissioned by the Vichy government listed Pétrus only at the level of a mid-tier Second Growth from the Médoc with the next highest rated Pomerol estates, Vieux Château Certan and Château La Conseillante commanding prices in line with Third Growth estates like Château Giscours and Château La Lagune. Other vineyards which have at least some planting on this bouttonière include Château La Conseillante, Château L'Évangile, Château Lafleur, Château Gazin, Château Trotanoy, Château Clinet, Château le Gay and Vieux Château Certan.
Vieux Château Certan is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Bordeaux wine

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Pomerol is a French wine-growing commune and Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) within the Libournais ("Right Bank") in Bordeaux.

Château Latour à Pomerol

In addition to Pétrus, the Moueix family also owns Château La Grave, Château Latour à Pomerol and Château Hosanna.
Château Latour à Pomerol is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Château La Fleur-Pétrus

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In 1953 he purchased Château Trotanoy and Château La Fleur-Pétrus followed by Château Lagrange in 1959.
Château La Fleur-Pétrus is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Château Hosanna

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In addition to Pétrus, the Moueix family also owns Château La Grave, Château Latour à Pomerol and Château Hosanna.
Château Hosanna, formerly Château Certan-Giraud, is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Château Trotanoy

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In 1953 he purchased Château Trotanoy and Château La Fleur-Pétrus followed by Château Lagrange in 1959. Other vineyards which have at least some planting on this bouttonière include Château La Conseillante, Château L'Évangile, Château Lafleur, Château Gazin, Château Trotanoy, Château Clinet, Château le Gay and Vieux Château Certan.
Château Trotanoy, archaically Trop Ennuie, is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Château L'Évangile

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Other vineyards which have at least some planting on this bouttonière include Château La Conseillante, Château L'Évangile, Château Lafleur, Château Gazin, Château Trotanoy, Château Clinet, Château le Gay and Vieux Château Certan.
Château L'Évangile, archaically Fazilleau, is a Bordeaux wine estate from the appellation Pomerol.

Château Lafleur

Other vineyards which have at least some planting on this bouttonière include Château La Conseillante, Château L'Évangile, Château Lafleur, Château Gazin, Château Trotanoy, Château Clinet, Château le Gay and Vieux Château Certan.
Château Lafleur is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

First Growth

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However, the region does contain one property widely held to be equivalent to premier cru: Château Pétrus.
Pomerol has refused to create any sort of classification scheme but it has produced red wines that are among the most expensive in the world, such as Petrus.

Château Beauregard

Among the few estates with plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon are Vieux Château Certan, Château Beauregard, Château Certan de May, Château Gazin, Château Nenin and Château Petit-Village.
Château Beauregard is a Bordeaux wine estate from the appellation Pomerol.

Château Petit-Village

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Among the few estates with plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon are Vieux Château Certan, Château Beauregard, Château Certan de May, Château Gazin, Château Nenin and Château Petit-Village.
Château Petit-Village is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Château Certan de May

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Among the few estates with plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon are Vieux Château Certan, Château Beauregard, Château Certan de May, Château Gazin, Château Nenin and Château Petit-Village.
Château Certan de May, fully named Château Certan de May de Certan, is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Château Le Pin

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Château Le Pin, or simply Le Pin, is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Château Feytit-Clinet

Château Feytit-Clinet is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pomerol.

Regional Bordeaux AOCs

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Wine from Pomerol may be labelled as Bordeaux or Bordeaux Supérier (declassified): this would typically happen if the producer felt that the wine was not of a sufficiently high standard to merit the Pomerol label.
Bordeaux Supérieur can be found anywhere in Bordeaux, but is biased towards the area north of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol.

French wine

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Pomerol is a French wine-growing commune and Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) within the Libournais ("Right Bank") in Bordeaux.

Appellation d'origine contrôlée

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Pomerol is a French wine-growing commune and Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) within the Libournais ("Right Bank") in Bordeaux.

Merlot

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The wine produced here is predominately from Merlot with Cabernet Franc playing a supporting role.

Saint-Émilion

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The region was recognized as a distinct wine region apart from Saint-Émilion and the greater Libournais region by the French government in 1923 and was granted AOC status in 1936 as part of the first wave of AOC establishments by the Institut national de l'origine et de la qualité (INAO).

Institut national de l'origine et de la qualité

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The region was recognized as a distinct wine region apart from Saint-Émilion and the greater Libournais region by the French government in 1923 and was granted AOC status in 1936 as part of the first wave of AOC establishments by the Institut national de l'origine et de la qualité (INAO).