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Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux

"Surrounding the historic bastide town of Sainte Foy, on the soils of the hillsides alongside the Dordogne, men and women of all backgrounds have a common passion: to produce elegant and characterful wines, with pronounced red fruit and cherry aromas". Présidente Sainte-Foy

Christiane Deffargue, President of Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux

 

 

 

Geographical location: At 65km to the east of the city of Bordeaux, on the edge of the Gironde, at the mouth of the Dordogne and the Lot-et-Garonne, the vineyard of Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux covers 350 hectares, spread over the communes surrounding the picturesque medieval town of Sainte-Foy-La-Grande.

Average size of estates: 9ha

Average Production: red: 7000hl, dry white: 1500hl, sweet: 70hl, dessert wine: 30hl

Winegrowers: 21

Cooperatives: 2

Terroir: soil mostly clay-limestone, with good quality clays, as well as gravel on the banks of the river. The geographical location of the appellation lets it take advantage of a rather temperate climate, with continental influence.

Grape varieties: Red: 65% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec.
White: 60% Sauvignon, 10% Muscadelle, 30% Sémillon.

 

 

Contact

Salle Paul Broca
33220 Sainte-Foy-La-Grande
Tél: 00 33 (0)9 61 22 31 91

 




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