Ginestet

05 56 68 81 82 19, Avenue de Fontenille
33360 Carignan de Bordeaux,
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This is one of the great  Bordeaux wine houses operating both as a Chateau owner and as a negociant.It was founded by Fernand Ginestet in 1897 and up until the 1970's they owned the First Growth Chateau Margaux,In 1978 they became part of the Taillon Group.They are responsible for 15 million bottles a year and employ over 100 people.

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Ginestet Tour de Mandelotte Medoc 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by yarnanimal


  • Years later in this chain.... Anyone know about the 1971 medoc:"Maison Ginestet"1971Fort MedocAppellation Haut-Medoc ControleeMis En Bouteilles Dans Nos ChaisS.I.C.A. Des Viticulteurs Du Fort MedocCussac - Fort - Medoc - Gironde - France  Read More

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  • Ginestet Margaux 2004

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    I bought this bottle of wine a while ago from a wine merchant in Sussex and I ... ... wine from the House of Ginestet. but I have been unable to find out much detail about it such as the cepagement though it is obviously a blend of merlot and one or both of the cabernets. I started the bottle last night with my supper of roast pork and I did ... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Mont Moreau Cotes de Bergerac Moelleux 2010

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Ginestet Red Bordeaux Blend Bordeaux Contrôlée 2008

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    Apologies, this is not about the 08, but the 1999, yes that is correct, 1999 White Bordeaux. Even with the Semillon at the usual 50% with this bottling, I did not expect much. Cork was brittle, crumbling at the top although remain solid through the pull, wine end well intact. Color is definately gold as gold can be without being actual gold, ... Read More

    Wine review by Lance G


  • Chateau Ginestet Blanc NV

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    Wine review by Ramos 101


  • Ginestet Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Bordeaux Contrôlée Blanc de Ginestet 2005

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    Wine review by Ramos 101


  • Ginestet Tour de Mandelotte Medoc 2004

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    , plum, , / round , / . Read More

    Wine review by kth


  • I have recently came across a bottle of "1973 Fort Medoc" but cannot find any information about it. Does anyone know anything about this wine? Thank you for any help that you can provide! Read More

    Forum post in the topic Fort Medoc


  • Ginestet Bordeaux Mascaron 2001

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    Vino con la cena en Andorra y, para mí es bastante bueno. Buen aroma y gusto. Read More

    Wine review by ivankevin


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