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Bordeaux Clairet

Comprehensive appellation in the region Bordeaux for light red wine or something darker Rose, In the Middle Ages was the name clairet the synonym for Bordeaux wine par excellence and a mass export article to England. The wine is made by means of short maceration manufactured. Approved are the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Carmenère. Merlot, Malbec ( Cot ) and Petit Verdot, Compared to a Bordeaux Rosé , these wines have a slightly stronger color because they last longer Maceration to be produced. There is also a Bordeaux Supérieur Clairet with a slightly higher alcohol content. Well-known producers are Château Bellevue la Mongie, Château du Grand Moueys, Château Penin, Château Piote-Aubrion, Premius Clairet, Château Roquebert, Château le Trébuchet and Les Vignerons de Saint-Martin.

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