10 AOC (protected designation of origin) from Bordeaux to discover:
- Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
- Lussac Saint-Emilion
- Puisseguin Saint-Emilion
- Montagne Saint-Emilion
- Saint-Georges Saint-Emilion
- Lalande de Pomerol
- Canon Fronsac
The Saint-Emilion – Pomerol – Fronsac region has 10 of the most prestigious appellations in all of French wine production. Listed crus or small properties, these castles all have one thing in common: the small size of their plots.
The wines from this region are round, velvety, subtle and perfumed with red fruits and are best when aged a few years and served with refined dishes.
Grape varieties: Merlot dominates
Pairing ideas: generous dishes such as red meat, tajines, spicy dishes, pasta, risotto, hamburgers, cheese, chocolate-based desserts.
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