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Medoc  n.  A class of claret wines, including several varieties, from the district of Médoc in the department of Gironde.






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"Medoc" Quotes from Famous Books



... the effect of my pedestrian journey, that I was obliged to remain in my chamber one entire day. There is a very good table d'hote at my bin for twelve Groschen. Wine is paid for extra, and at the rate of from 12 to 18 Groschen the bottle. The sort usually drunk here is the Medoc. The prices of articles of prune necessity are dearer in Berlin than either at Dresden or Vienna; particularly the article of washing, which is dearer than in any ...
— After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819 • Major W. E Frye

... franc to 1 franc 75 centimes, each plat being enough for two persons. Breakfast dishes, such as Oeufs Gratines aux Crevettes and Oeufs Brouilles au foie de Volaille, are also well done here. Ecrevisses Regina is a special dish of the house. There are always two special plats du soir. The Medoc de la Maison at 3 francs the bottle is a La Rose and is very good. Although the prices are low, there is nothing of the cheap and nasty order about the place. I have before me the bill of a little lunch for two served in December, which ...
— The Gourmet's Guide to Europe • Algernon Bastard

... acid, away with the hock; Give me the pure juice of the purple Medoc; St. Peray is exquisite; but, if you please, Some Burgundy just before tasting the cheese. So pleasant it is to have money, Heigh ho; So pleasant ...
— Interludes - being Two Essays, a Story, and Some Verses • Horace Smith

... asserted Aunt Maria, forgetting her Scandinavian hypothesis. "I don't see how you can doubt that that flaxen-haired girl is a descendant of Medoc, Prince of Wales." ...
— Overland • John William De Forest

... why, two more passengers—grand ladies as they tell me—and the captain has gone ashore to fetch them,' the first mate of the 'Granville' barque, of London, made answer to Frederick Conyngham, and he breathed on his fingers as he spoke, for the north-west wind was blowing across the plains of the Medoc, and the sun had just set behind ...
— In Kedar's Tents • Henry Seton Merriman

... ardent sun, ought to distill even more generous wines; that is, if they existed. In any case, the far-seeing Frenchman had taken care not to forget in his collection some precious cuttings of the Medoc and Cote d'Or, upon which he ...
— Jules Verne's Classic Books • Jules Verne



Words linked to "Medoc" :   red wine, Bordeaux, Bordeaux wine



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