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Only 4,5 and 5,0 NJP wines (Nenad Jelisic Points) are presented as the best vintages.
From October 2010, every time we update any information or write a new information, we shall write in parentheses when the update has last taken place e.g. (2010-10).
If for some wine stands behind the best vintages none, it means that the wine's price is too high for its quality or the wine's quality is too low.
Côtes-du-Rhône-Villages soils, rocky soil with some clay and sand.
Couvent des Jacobins (red dry blend wine), Grand Cru Classé, Saint Émilion, Bordeaux, France, the best vintages, until vintage 2014 none. (2015-08)
Craggy Range, Chardonnay, Kidnappers Vineyard (white dry wine), Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, the best vintages, until vintage 2016 none. (2019-04)
Craggy Range, Le Sol (red dry wine; 100% Shiraz), Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, the best vintages, until vintage 2016 none. (2019-04)
Craggy Range, Pinot Noir, Te Muna Road Vineyard (red dry wine), Martinborough, Wairarapa, New Zealand, the best vintages, until vintage 2016 none. (2019-04)
Craggy Range, Sophia (red dry blend wine), Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, the best vintages, until vintage 2016 none. (2019-04)
Craggy Range, The Quarry (red dry blend wine), Gimblett Gravels Vineyard, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, the best vintages, until vintage 2016 none. (2019-04)
Crémant, French, lightly sparkling. Displays the sparkling wine's style.
Crémant de Bourgonge, a French appellation that belongs to the wine district Côte Chalonnaise, which in turn belongs to the Burgundy wine region. Appellation has no Premier Cru and Grand Cru-vineyards.
Crémant de Bourgonges grapes, Pinot Noir, Gamay, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc.
Crémant de Bourgonges soils, varies. Limestone, gravel and marl (clayey soil rich in lime).
Crianza, a Spanish quality designation for red and white DO-wines. Red wines must be aged for at least 2 years, of which at least 6 months in oak barrels (some regions such as Rioja requires at least 12 months oak barrel aging) while white and rosé wines must be aged at least 6 months in barrels.
Crozes-Hermitage, a French appellation that belongs to the Northern Rhône wine district, which in turn belongs to the wine region of Rhône. The appellation has 1,514 ha. The climate is continental. The average yield is 40 hl/ha. Two cooperatives: Cave de Tain l'Hermitage and Cave des Clairmonts produce an estimated 60% of the appellation wines. The majority of Crozes-Hermitage wines should be drunk young, about 2 to 5 years old. The wines that come from the appellation's northern slopes are considered to be the most tannin-rich and the most classic. What is very alarming when we talk about this appellation is that, since a few years back, is permitted to age wine in stainless steel tanks filled with oak chips. In this way, one trying to save money by not aging wine, which one should do, in oak barrels. (2016-05)
Crozes-Hermitages the best vintages, 1929, 1947, 1978, 1999, 2003, 2009, 2010 and 2015. (2016-05)
Crozes-Hermitage grapes, dominate Syrah (92%) for red wines and Marsanne and Roussanne (both 8%) for white wines. (2016-05)
Crozes-Hermitage soils, in the northern part of the appellation, the soil consists of gravel with layers of schist and gneiss, and an area that consists of round alluvial stones. In the southern part of the appellation, the soil consists of a mixture of limestone and clay, and loess and sandy clay with round stones. The soils of both parts lie on top of granite. (2010-12)
Cru, French, = habitat/vineyard.
Cru Bourgeois, was the French wine district Médoc's wine classification. The organization that oversaw the wine's quality was Syndicat des Crus Bourgeois. From the year 2010, Cru Bourgeois is no more a wine class and châteaux that wants to be designated Crus Bourgeois (to have the designation Crus Bourgeois on the bottle) must apply every year for it. The wines of the chateaux that have applied are tasted by an independent organization and this organization decides which wines are good enough to be designated Crus Bourgeois. In 2010, 290 chateaux applied (with wines from the 2008 vintage) and of them 243 got the designation Crus Bourgeois. In 2011 (2009 vintage), 246 got the designation Crus Bourgeois, 2012 (2010 vintage), 260 got the designation Crus Bourgeois and 2013 (vintage 2011), 256 got the designation Crus Bourgeois. (2014-03)
Cru Bourgeois the best vintages, 1982, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1996, 2000, 2005, 2009 and 2010. (2013-02)
Cru Classé, French, = classified habitat / classified vineyard.
Cullen Wines, Diana Madeline (red dry blend wine), Margaret River, Australia, the best vintages, until vintage 2017 none. (2019-04)
Cullen Wines, Kevin John, Chardonnay (white dry wine), Margaret River, Australia, the best vintages, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. (2019-04)
Cuvée, French, means that the wine is made of two or more types of grapes.
Cuvée Louise, see Pommery Cuvée Louise.