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How to Read a French Wine Label

Learn how to read and understand French wine labels with this handy guide. Bottling Location: where the wine was bottled. Estate: the name of the Chateau or Estate where the wine is from. Type of Wine: the specific type of wine in the bottle. Vintage: the year the grapes were harvested. Classification: the wine or…