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Bordeaux

Bordeaux -- France

Bordeaux Wineries 

Other French Wine Regions

Bordeaux is the largest fine wine producing region in the world, with an annual production 
of approximately 600 million bottles.

Grape varieties of the region:
Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec & Petit Verdot
White: Smillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle, Colombard & Ugni Blanc

Wines of the region:

Pauillac:
Full-bodied, fine red with a strong bouquet

Saint-Estphe:
Dark, tannic reds, slow to open up

Saint-milion:
Reds with an aroma of truffles, deep garnet in color

Pomerol:
Full-bodied, velvety red with a distinctive flavor

Margaux:
Red wines with a soft & delicate bouquet

Saint-Julien:
Powerful,  red wines

Graves:
Big, complex red;
Delicately fragrant, lively white

Mdoc:
Light red wines to be enjoyed young

Haut-Mdoc:
Red wine with vanilla aromas

Fronsac:
Fleshy, firm, full-bodied red wine with a spicy flavor

Ctes de Bordeaux:
Vigorous, red wine, deep color & fruity;
 Aromatic dry white wines

Bordeaux:  
Tannic, but light & well-balanced red wines

Bordeaux Suprieur:
Fresh & fruity dry whites 

Entre-Deux-Mers:
White with supple qualities, liveliness, body & fruit

Sauternes & Barsac:
Sweet, white dessert wines

 

 


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