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Château Villemaurine

The estate is located in Saint-Emilion in the area of the same name (Bordeaux). The name derives from "Ville Maure" (Maurenstadt) and refers to a camp that the Saracens had set up here in the 8th century. It is owned by the Robert Giraud trading company, which has a further 20 châteaux in the Bordeaux belong. The establishment is classified as a "Grand Cru Classé", which was last confirmed in 2012. The vineyards cover eight hectares of vines with Merlot (85%), Cabernet Sauvignon (10%) and Cabernet Franc (5%). The long-lived red wine is aged for 18 to 24 months in 50% new barriques.

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