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Pauillac is a town on the left bank of the Gironde river, and the name of a wine appellation which is considered by many to to be the best in Bordeaux.
Pauillac wines are highly prestigious, and the appellation boasts 3 premiers grands crus classés: Mouton, Lafite, and Latour. Pauillac has 18 grands crus classés in total.
Pauillac wines have the highest Cabernet Sauvignon proportion of any of the Bordeaux wines, and manifest typical Cabernet aromas of blackcurrant, mint and cedar. Other permitted grape varieties are Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot.
These wines are known for their superb aging ability.