Wines and signs: BIVB matches appellations to Chinese Zodiac

The Ox: Mercurey

Diligent, dependable, reliable and ambitious, these are all personality traits attributed to people born in the Year of the Ox.

The earthy and rich wines from Mercurey – one of the five Village appellations of the Côte Chalonnaise – embodies the bovine characteristics with their meaty, full-bodied styles and deep-ruby colour.

Year of the Ox: 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

 

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