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Gutsabfüllung

Estate bottled (GB)
See below Erzeugerabfüllung,

Until the middle of the 20th century, it was common for most wine producers in many European countries to sell wine in barrels to dealers for economic reasons. These then often bottled it far outside of the production area and also carried out the labeling (in the sense of the Wine Act as bottler ). This often led to dirty manipulations and wine adulteration,

One of the pioneers who campaigned for bottling was the young Baron Philippe de Rothschild (1902-1988). The Château Mouton-Rothschild was first bottled at the Château in 1927. According to an agreement, all Premier Crus followed that Chateau Margaux however, only much later in the 1950s. A on label Wine labeled “producer bottling” is not automatically of high quality, but allows the conclusion to be...

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