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Cru

The French name means "greenhouse". This attests to a special quality for a vineyard, a winery or a wine. It will be especially in France but also used in other countries. There are different names in France for each region, such as Cru Classé, Grand Cru and Premier Cru, Confusingly, not only the Cru designations, but also the number and order of the quality levels are different for each region. Other French names for high-quality surfaces are Climat. Clos. Côte and Lieu-dit, See a comprehensive listing of all classification systems at Grand Cru, A list of wing-relevant keywords is under vineyards contain.

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