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New St Emilion classification announced

>> Saturday, October 28, 2006

050527-204-0413Every ten years (or so) the classification in Saint Emilion is reviewed. Some chateau may be upgraded and some may be downgraded. The last revision the classification has just been announced with some changes. No changes were made in the top tier “Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A”. Two new chateaux were promoted to “Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé B”: Ch Troplong-Mondot and Ch Pavie-Macquin. And quite a few changes were made in the third tier “Grand Cru Classé” (you almost have to be an accountant to understand how the St Emilion classification works…). Read more and see the entire classification: WineMag.com or on Decanter.com

2 comments:

Arvid Rosengren October 30, 2006 12:40 AM  

I'm pretty sure you've mentioned this already. Seeing as the articles you point to are from early September, this is hardly news.

Per & Britt October 31, 2006 9:34 AM  

Subscribe to our email newsletter and you will get the news quicker...

And in a ten year perspective, a month or two more or less does not much change the fact that it is a new (but hardly radical) classification.

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