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Premium wine

premium wine (GB)

Designation (also figurehead, flagship, main wine, signature wine) for the best quality wine or the best wines of a winery. In France, especially in Bordeaux, the term first wine (Grand Vin) is used for the best wine of a winery. In addition, there is often a so-called second wine or even a third wine, qualitatively graded. However, premium wine has no meaning in terms of wine law. This is very much the case with the term "Premium"; see under reserve. The term "cult wine", which is also not relevant in terms of wine law, refers to wines of outstanding quality, which are usually produced in small quantities at great expense. Garage wine has a similar meaning. See also under Grand Cru, top vintage and top wine.

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