The city of great wines is also that of time-trials! In 1978, Bernard Hinault started his long series of 28 stage wins on the Tour by clocking the fastest time on the 59-km course and beating Yellow Jersey Joseph Bruyère by 34 seconds. The Badger was on course for the first of his five victories. In 1996, young Jan Ullrich also conquered his first stage success ahead of Miguel Indurain at an average speed of 50.443 km/h on the 63 kms of the course that started in Bordeaux. The German confirmed his second place overall and appeared to announce his objective for 1997, his great year on the Tour. Who will conquer the 2021 vintage?
Stage city for the 3rd time
Common of Gironde (33)
Inhabitants: 1,900 (Saint-Émilionnais), 14,700 in the Communauté de communes du Grand Saint-Émilionnais