Bordeaux Wines and Wine Appellations: From Lalande-de-Pomerol to Lussac-St.-Emilion
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The Lalande-de-Pomerol AOC
is a small area in the prestigious
Libournais district. They may be good but they can't compete with their Pomerol
cousins. These red wines may be cellared for 7 to 20 years.
district on the right bank of the Dordogne River
does reds, especially Merlot. Some of the finest wines such as
are extremely expensive, if you can get them at all.
The Listrac-Medoc AOC
is the least prestigious district of the
district of Bordeaux. Its soils are rather shallow and
don't have as much limestone as its fancier neighbors. It's also further from the
Gironde estaury. These red wines may be cellared for 5 to 10 years.
The Loupiac AOC
is on the right bank of the Garonne River. These
are sweet white wines, the best in the Entre-Deux-Mers
They may be cellared for 5 to 15 years.
The Lussac-St.-Emilion AOC
is a single village appellation
northeast of St.-Emilion. Their nature varies considerably depending on the soil.
These red wines may be cellared for 5 to 12 years.
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