Signs indicate the tastings that take place in Saint-Émilion as part of the annual futures sale. Photo: AFP
Jane Anson
Opinion

Opinion

Grape & Grain by Jane Anson

Why it’s hard to know what you’re getting in a bottle of Saint-Émilion

Producers on Bordeaux’s Right Bank have always been innovators, but the sharply contrasting styles of wine they produce can be confusing. It’s a mystery why more of them don’t let their wines express the brilliance of the limestone-clay soil the region’s grapes are grown in

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Signs indicate the tastings that take place in Saint-Émilion as part of the annual futures sale. Photo: AFP
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