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Lussac-Saint-Emilion wine
Lussac-Saint-Emilion, a wine from Bordeaux France Vineyards

Lussac-Saint-Émilion is an Appellation d’origine contrôlée (AOC) for red wine situated in the Bordeaux wine region.
The grape varieties allowed in Lussac-Saint-Émilion are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Merlot. Merlot usually dominates the blend.
Merlot ripens well, and brings colour, alcoholic richness, complexity and flexibility and roundness.
Cabernet franc brings the wine a lightly spiced aromatic fineness, freshness and a a tannic structure, giving it a great ability to ageing.
Cabernet sauvignon brings the wine spiced, complex notes and a tannic richness favourable to a long and mellow preservation.

In Lussac the wine estates are essentially family-properties. The average size of each would be about 10 hectares (25 acres).

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Other wines from Bordeaux:

Montagne Saint-Emilion , Haut Medoc , Bordeaux Rosé , Cadillac , Côtes de Bourg , Barsac , Entre-deux-Mers , Margaux , Médoc , Pessac-Léognan , Bordeaux Supérieur , Blayes , Bordeaux Clairet , Pomerol , Graves , Graves de Vayres , Cremant de Bordeaux , Lalande de Pomerol , Pauillac

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