St. Emilion Satellite Appellations
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WineFrog explains St. Emilion Satellite Appellations
Appellations have everything to do with the source of the grape, where the grapes were grown and what percentage of grapes grown in a certain area were used to produce the wines. Satellite appellations can offer some of the best quality wines that are pricier given that they are produced through smaller viticultural areas. In the region of St. Emilion, 4 satellite appellations remain of the original 6:
- Lussac St. Emilion
- Montagne St. Emilion
- Puisseguin St. Emilion
- St. Georges St. Emilion
Parsac St. Emilion and Sables St. Emilion merged with existing appellations, Persac with Montagne St. Emilion and the latter with St. Emilion itself.