St-Macaire

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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St-Macaire, town in the bordeaux region just across the river garonne from Langon in the graves district. It lends its name to Côtes de Bordeaux-St-Macaire, an appellation of just 42 ha/104 acres for mostly sweet white wines from the usual grapes.