What is a Grand Vin?
A. The top classification for a red Burgundy wine
B. The French term for a wine from a large, historic château
C. The term in Bordeaux for a producer’s top wine
D. One of the five top wines of Bordeaux, as determined by the 1855 Classification
Grand Vin is a term used in Bordeaux for any château’s top wine. The top classification for a red Burgundy is Grand Cru. And each of the top five Bordeaux wines in the 1855 Classification (Château Margaux, Château Latour and so on) are known as a Premier Cru.