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Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux

"Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux, a modern and dynamic appellation whose wines are accessible and friendly as its winegrowers. Franck JullionTo sum it up : outsantding!"

Franck Jullion, President Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux 

In brief: remarkable!

A young and switched-on appellation, the wines and the growers are approachable and friendly. Through its dynamism and its modernity, it is the appellation that likes to get noticed!

Vineyard location: about 45 km/ 30miles north of Bordeaux, facing the Medoc area

Geographic location: 6500 hectares in 41 communes.

Mean area estates: 15 hectares

Annual production: red 250 000 hectolitres, white 15 000 hectolitres

Winegrowers: 430

Cooperatives: 3

Terroir : Clay-limestone, clay-gravel and clay-silica soils. Sub-soil composed of ferruginous hardpan. Temperate climate. Relatively high humidity reinforced by the maritime influence. Strong sunshine: 240 days per year.

Grape varieties : Red (90% of production): 70 % merlot, 20 % cabernet-sauvignon, 10% malbec.
White: 90% Sauvignon, 10% Muscadelle and Sémillon.

 

Contact :

Syndicat Viticole:
11, cours Vauban - 33390 Blaye
Tel. : 00 33 (0)5 57 42 91 19 - F. 00 33 (0)5 57 42 85 28

Website : www.vin-blaye.com

 

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