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second wine

second label wine (GB)
second vin (F)
secondo vino (I)
segundo vinho (PO)
segundo vino (ES)

Description (also a second label) for a significantly cheaper and simpler line of one winery that under other names than the Grand Vin (First wine) is marketed. This is particularly common in Bordeaux, but the term is also used in other areas and countries. The best wines from the best locations are used for the main wine. The philosophy or the criteria are quite different for each châteaux and can also be different for everyone vintage to change. These are, for example, grapes from vineyards with younger vines (around 10 to 15 years old), grapes from lower quality locations compared to the first locations, batches from the vintage, wines from the second pressing and wines from worse barrel samples, In bad vintages it can happen that the first wine is not produced. B. 1987 at Chateau Lafleur and 1991 at Château Cheval Blanc, Especially in very good years, the second wine often offers a much better price-performance ratio, because the Grands Vins cost at least twice. Only since 1993 has it been permitted to use the additional designations for the second or third wine Chateau or Domaine to use.

Château Latour - first wine, second wine Les Forts de Latour and third wine Pauillac Latour

The quality of the second wines can be quite different. It reaches top class for individual houses. For example, the second wine "Les Forts de Latour" des Château Latour very close to the quality and price of a “Deuxième Cru Classé” château (top center). For other producers, these wines are of very simple quality. As a rule, the second wines have fewer flavors. alcohol content and tannins towards the main wines. They are mostly fruity, softer in structure and ready for enjoyment much earlier, that means less durable. The handwriting of a house is also very much in evidence in the second wine, and the best qualities can also be expected from the top châteaux.

Quite a few wineries strive for a certain one typicality (Brand recognition). This sometimes means that even surplus portions of very good wine do not ultimately go completely into the Grand Vin, because in very good years the wine would stand out too much from the other years. This means that even the best qualities can flow into a second wine. This is a good example Château Léoville-Las-Cases, where the second wine from good years almost reaches the quality of the Grand Vin. However, the second wine does not apply, regardless of the highest quality, at the Bordeaux classification 1855 given rank. That is why they have a different name, so they must not have the name of the châteaux on the label.

The term second wine is also used in Italy (and other countries), but in a slightly different form. In particularly prestigious DOC / DOCG areas, another wine from this area is referred to as a second wine. For example, the Rosso di Montalcino as a second wine of the range Brunello di Montalcino, Above all, the name is popular in France. Many châteaux produce a second wine. There is a third wine for example from Château Latour. Château Lafite-Rothschild and Château Léoville-Las-Cases, Do not produce a second wine Chateau Batailley. Château Clerc Milon. Château d'Yquem. Château Latour à Pomerol ¸ Château La Conseillante. Château Le Pin. Château Petrus and Château Trotanoy, The Château Mouton-Rothschild started relatively late in 1993. Well-known second wines (third wines) are:

Alvaro Palacios (L'Hermitage) Finca Dofí, Les Terrasses
Capaia Blue Grove Hill
Château Angélus Le Carillon de l'Angélus
Chateau Ausone Chapelle d'Ausone
Château Balestard La Tonnelle Les Tourelles de Balestard
Château Barde-Haut Le Vallon de Barde-Haut
Château Beauséjour Duffau-Lagarosse La Croix de Mazerat
Château Beau-Séjour-Bécot La Tournelle des Moines
Château Belair-Monange Les Sanges de Magdelaine
Château Belgrave Diane de Belgrave
Chateau Berliquet Les Ailes de Berliquet
Château Beychevelle Amiral de Beychevelle
Château Bonalgue Château Burgrave
Chateau Bouscaut Château Valoux
Château Boyd-Cantenac Jacques Boyd
Château Branaire-Ducru Chateau Duluc
Château Brane-Cantenac Baron de Brane
Château Calon-Ségur Chateau Marquis de Calon
Château Canon Croix Canon (formerly Clos Canon)
Château Canon-La-Gaffelière Les Hauts de Canon La Gaffelière
Chateau Cantemerle Les Allés de Cantemerle
Baron Villeneuve de Cantemerle
Château Cantenac Brown Brio du Château Cantenac Brown
(formerly Château Canuet)
Château Carbonnieux Château La Tour-Léognan
Château Chasse-Spleen L'Ermitage de Chasse-Spleen
L'Oratoire de Chasse-Spleen
Château Chauvin La Borderie de Chauvin
Château Cheval Blanc Le Petit Cheval
Chateau Citran Moulins de Citran
Chateau Clarke Les Granges des Domaines Edmond de Rothschild
Château Climens Les Cyprés de Climens
Château Clos de Sarpe Charles de Sarpe
Château Clos des Jacobins Prieur des Jacobins
Château Corbin-Michotte Les Abeilles
Château Cos d'Estournel Les Pagodes de Cos d'Estournel
Château Cos Labory Le Charme Labory
Château Couhins-Lurton Château Cantebeau
Château Couvent des Jacobins Château Beau-Mayne
Château Croizet-Bages Enclos de Moncabon
Château d'Angludet La Ferme d'Angludet
Château Dassault "D" de Dassault
Chateau Dauzac La Bastide de Dauzac
Chateau de Camensac La Closerie de Camensac
Château de Ferrand Chateau des Grottes
Château de Fieuzal L'Abeille de Fieuzal
Château de la Grave Château La Croix de Bel-Air tradition
Château de Pressac Tour de Pressac
Château de Sales Château Chantalouette
Château Desmirail Château Fontarney or Initial de Desmirail
Château d'Issan Blason d'Issan
Château Doisy-Daëne Château Cantegril
Chateau Doisy-Dubroca La Demoiselle de Doisy
Château du Glana Pavilion du Glana, Château Sirène
Château Ducru-Beaucaillou La Croix de Beaucaillou
Château Duhart-Milon-Rothschild Moulin de Duhart, Baron de Milon
Château Durfort-Vivens Segond de Durfort
Château du Tertre Les Hauts du Tertre
Château Faugères Haut Faugères
Château Ferriere Les Remparts de Ferriere
Château Figeac La Grange Neuve de Figeac
Château Fleur-Cardinale Château Bois Cardinal
Château Fombrauge Le Cadran de Fombrauge
Château Fonplégade Clos Goudichaud
Chateau Fonroque Chateau Cartier
Château Fourcas-Dupré Château Bellevue-Laffont
Château Franc-Mayne Les Cèdres de Franc Mayne
Chateau Gazin l'Hospitalet de Gazin
Château Giscours La Sirene de Giscours
Château Gloria Château Haut-Beychevelle-Gloria
Chateau Peymartin
Château Grand Corbin-Despagne Petit Corbin-Despagne
Château Grand-Mayne Les Plants du Mayne
Château Grand Ormeau Chevalier d'Haurange
Château Grand-Puy Ducasse Prélude à Grand-Puy Ducasse
Château Artigues-Arnaud
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste Lacoste-Borie
Château Gruaud-Larose Sarget du Gruaud-Larose
Château Guiraud Le Dauphin de Chartreuse de Coutet
Château Haut-Bages-Libéral La Chapelle de Bages
Château Haut-Bailly Le Parde de Haut-Bailly
Chateau Haut-Batailley Château La Tour L'Aspic
Château Haut-Brion Château Bahans Haut-Brion
Château Haut-Chaigneau Château La Croix Chaigneau
Château Haut-Marbuzet McCarthy
Château Haut-Sarpe Chateau Vieux Sarpe
Chateau Kirwan Les Charmes de Kirwan
Chateau Labegorce Château Tour de Laroze
Château Labégorce-Zédé Domaine Zédé
Château La Commanderie Les Chemins de la Commanderie
Château La Conseillante Duo de Conseillante
Château La Dominique Saint-Paul de la Dominique
Château Laffitte-Carcasset Château la Vicomtesse
Château Lafite-Rothschild Carruades de Lafite (formerly Moulin des Carruades)
Pauillac de Château Lafite (third wine)
Chateau Lafleur Les Pensées de Lafleur
Château Lafon-Rochet Les Pèlerins de Lafon-Rochet
Le Numéro 2 de Lafon-Rochet
Château La Gaffelière Clos La Gaffelière
Château Lagrange Les Fiefs-de-Lagrange
Chateau La Grave Domaine de Boisset Trigant
Château La Lagune Moulin de la lagoon
Château La Louvière L de la Louvière
(former Château Ludon-Pomiès-Agassac)
Château La Mission Haut-Brion La Chapelle de la Mission Haut-Brion
Chateau Lanessan Les Calèches de Lanessan
Château Langoa-Barton Lady Langoa
Château Laniote Chapelle de Laniote
Château Larmande Le Cadet de Larmande
Château Laroque Les Tours de Laroque
Château Larose-Trintaudon Larose Saint-Laurent
Château Laroze Lafleur Laroze
Château Larrivet-Haut-Brion Les Demoiselles de Larrivet-Haut-Brion
Chateau Lascombes Chevalier de Lascombes
Château La Serre Menuts de la Serre
Château Latour Les Forts de Latour
Pauillac de Latour (third wine)
Château La Tour Blanche Mademoiselle de Saint Marc
Château La Tour Carnet Les Douves de Carnet
Château La Tour Figeac L'Esquisse de La Tour Figeac
Château La Tour-du-Pin-Figeac Clos La Fleur Figeac
Château La Tour-Martillac Château La Grave-Martillac
Château L'Eglise-Clinet La Petite Eglise
Château Léoville-Barton Reserve de Leville-Barton
Château Léoville-Las-Cases Clos du Marquis
Domaine de Bigarnon (third wine)
Château Léoville-Poyferré Château Moulin-Riche
Château Le Prieuré Château l'Olivier
Château L'Évangile Blason de L'Évangile
Château Lynch-Bages Château Haut-Bages-Avérous
Echo de Lynch-Bages (born 2008 or later)
Château Lynch-Moussas Les Hauts de Lynch-Moussas
Château Magdelaine Chateau Saint Brice
Château Malescot Saint-Exupéry La Dame de Malescot
Chateau Margaux Pavillon Rouge du Chateau Margaux
Château Marquis d'Alesme-Becker Marquise d'Alesme
Château Marquis-de-Terme Les Gondats de Marquis-de-Terme
Château Maucaillou Château Cap de Haut Maucaillou
Chateau Meyney Prieur de Meyney
Château Montrose La Dame de Montrose
Château Moulin-a-Vent Moulin-de-Saint-Vincent
Château Mouton-Rothschild Le Petit Mouton
Château Palmer Alter Ego de Palmer (formerly Réserve du Général)
Château Pape-Clement Le Clementin du Pape-Clement
Le Prelat du Pape-Clement
Chateau Patris Filius de Château Patris
Chateau Pavie-Macquin Les Chênes de Macquin
Château Pedesclaux Sens de Pedesclaux (formerly Lucien Pedesclaux)
Château Petit-Village Le Jardin de Petit-Village
Château Phélan-Ségur Frank Phélan
Château Pichon-Longueville Baron Les Tourelles de Longueville
Château Pichon-Longueville Comtesse Reserve of the Comtesse
Chateau Pontet-Canet Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet
Château Pouget Antoine Pouget (formerly Château La Tour Hassac)
Château Poujeaux Château La Salle-de-Poujeaux
Château Prieuré-Lichine Château de Clairefont
Château Rauzan-Gassies Chevalier de Rauzan-Gassies
Château Rauzan-Ségla Ségla (formerly Château Lamouroux)
Chateau Rayas pignan
Château Rieussec Clos Labère, Carmes de Rieussec
Château Ripeau La Garenne de Ripeau
Chateau Quinault l'Enclos Lafleur de Quinault
Château Saint-Pierre Clos de Uza, Saint-Louis-le-Bosq
Château Sansonnet Chateau Lasalle
Château Siran S de Siran (formerly Château Bellegarde)
Bel Air de Siran, Château St-Jacques
Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte Les Hauts de Smith
Château Sociando-Mallet La Demoiselle de Sociando-Mallet
Château Soutard Les Jardins de Soutard (formerly Clos de la Tonnelle)
Château Suduiraut Castelnau de Suduiraut
Château Talbot Connectable Talbot
Château Tertre-Daugay (Ch. Quintus) Le Dragon of Quintus (formerly Ch. De Roquefort)
Château Tour Haut-Caussan Château La Landotte
Château Troplong-Mondot Mondot
Château Trotte Vieille La Vieille Dame de Trotte Vieille
Chateau Valandraud Virginie de Valandraud
Château Yon-Figeac Les Roches de Yon-Figeac
Clos Fourtet Domaine de Martialis
Clos Mogador Clos Manyetes
Domaine de Chevalier Esprit de Chevalier
Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme
Dominio de Pingus (Pingus) Flor de Pingus
Dominus Estate (Dominus) Napanook Wines
Ferreira (Barca Velha) Ferreirinha Reserva Especial
Mas Martinet (Clos Martinet) Martinet Bru
Vega Sicilia (Unico) Valbuena
Vieux Château Certan La Gravette de Certan

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