Approximate amount (in millions of U.S. dollars) of an acre of vineyard land in the most desirable parts of St. Émilion, the Right Bank appellation of Bordeaux that, along with Pomerol, makes some of the most expensive merlots in the world. The town of St. Émilion, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is dominated by the Église Monolithe, an underground church carved by hand by Benedictine monks from one massive block of limestone.

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