BORDEAUX, FRANCE


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MÉDOC AND HAUT-MÉDOC

Moderate maritime climate

North: strong maritime influence

South: sheltered from Atlantic influence by forested areas

High annual rainfall

Free-draining gravelly plateaux (croupes) and areas with clay

Grape varieties: cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc


RIGHT BANK

Moderate maritime climate

High annual rainfall

Clay and limestone soils

Grape varieties: merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, malbec


ENTRE-DEUX-MERS

Moderate maritime climate

High annual rainfall

Grape varieties: merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, sauvignon blanc, sémillon


GRAVES

Moderate maritime climate

South: sheltered from Atlantic influence by the Landes forest

High annual rainfall

Free-draining gravelly soils

Grape varieties: cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, sauvignon blanc, sémillon, muscadelle


SAUTERNAIS

Moderate maritime climate

High annual rainfall

Misty mornings around the Ciron River

Grape varieties: sémillon, sauvignon blanc, muscadelle

REGIONAL APPELLATIONS

BORDEAUX AOP

BORDEAUX SUPÉRIEUR AOP

CRÉMANT DE BORDEAUX AOP



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