Le Bordelais

Ambassador for French wines

If there is one wine-growing area that enjoys worldwide fame among wine lovers, it must be Bordeaux.

The vast wine estates with their mosaic of vineyards cover practically the whole of the Gironde region, making this the most important wine-growing area in France.

The Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855 granted these wines the fame now enjoyed by the whole region. This reputation is due to the many terroirs on both the left bank and the right bank, as well as to the potential of varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc or Merlot. In white wines, Semillon – the “king of Sauternes” – and Sauvignon Blanc dominate. The quality of the terroirs and varieties allied with the know-how of the winemakers ensures that these fabled wines shall endure and defeat all comers, wherever they may come from. Bordeaux is,
without question, the ambassador for French wines.

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