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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Arbin, cru on the steep, warm, south-facing slopes east of chambéry whose name can be added to the eastern French appellation Vin de savoie. Use of the Arbin cru name is restricted to wines from the local mondeuse grape, some of the region’s most concentrated reds.