The Medoc July 28th 2016 Geo: 45.1992, -0.748886Today we visited the Medoc, which is that part of the Bordeaux region west of the Dordogne River. We have learned that wines produced on the east bank are predominantly Merlot-based, as this grape does best in the clay soils on the east bank. On the other hand, Cabernet Sauvignon does better in the gravels in the Medoc, and Medoc wines are dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon ... read more
Europe » France » Aquitaine » Pauillac Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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Joined: March 3rd, 2010From: lives in Currently living in Costa Rica,CanadaHobbies: travel and photographyLanguages: english and spanishDescription: adventurous... full info