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.