Jun 022017
 

The area of Médoc is located along the Left Bank of the Gironde River, and stretches across 50 miles between the city of Bordeaux and the Atlantic Ocean. It includes the wine regions of St-Estèphe, Pauillac, St-Julien, and Margaux.  Haut Médoc is the name given to the southern section of the Médoc. Haut Médoc is one of the world’s leading producers of fine wine, producing more per ace than almost any other wine region, internationally. The northern section is called the Bas-Medoc, which produces fine wines that are of slightly lower quality than those of the Haut Médoc.

Overall, dry red wine is the predominant style in the Médoc. The gravel heavy soils, mixed with various proportions of clay and limestone, make the Medoc an excellent area for growing Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, and Cabernet Franc.  The temperate climate, and gravelly soil created through proximity to the Gironde river all contribute to making the Médoc internationally famous for high quality red wine.

Médoc Chateaux

  • Chateau de By
  • Chateau les Ormes-Sorbet
  • Chateau Saint-Saturnin
  • Chateau de Monthill
  • Chateau Greysac

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