The appellation, named after the place of the same name, is around 120 hectares and is an enclave in a large area Graves
(Bordeaux) on Rive gauche
, These include the municipalities of Illsats and Podensac. Predominantly sweet white wines from Sauvignon Blanc are produced with a little Sémillon and Muscadet, which are somewhat milder than in the neighboring one Sauterne
are. The wines can also be marketed under the AOC Graves. Well-known wineries are Château Archambeau, Château de Cérons et de Calvimont, Château Grand Enclos, Château Haura, Château Huradin and Domaine du Hauret-Lalande.