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Entre-deux-Mers

The name "Between two seas" of the total of 23,000 hectares in the southeast of the region Bordeaux derives from the location between the two rivers (ie not really seas) Garonne and Dordogne from. The appellation Entre-deux-Mers itself is only about 2,400 hectares in size. Only dry white wines are permitted, for which the predominantly clay and gravelly soil is excellent. They are from the varieties Sauvignon Blanc. Sémillon. Muscadelle (about 70%), Merlot Blanc (max 30%), as well Colombard. Mauzac Blanc and Ugni Blanc Trebbiano Toscano (max 10%) pressed. The southern municipalities of Arbis, Cantois, Escoussans, Cornac, Ladaux, Mourens, Saint-Pierre-de-Bat, Soulignac and Targon have the right to use the appellation Entre-deux-Mers Haut-Benauge . At more than 4 g / l of residual sugar, the wines can be marketed as Bordeaux Haut-Benauge . Both terms are rarely used. The red wines are mainly from the varieties Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon blended and account for 75% of production. They are marketed under the baccalaureate Bordeaux or Bordeaux Supérieur .

Well-known producers are Château Bonnet (Lurton Empire), Château de Camarsac, Château La Courtiade Peyvergès, Château de L'Hoste - Blanc, Château Landereau, Château Launay, Château Moulin-de-Launay, Château Ninon, Château Paradis Casseuil Château Queyret-Pouillac, Château Rauzan-Despagne, Château Sainte-Marie, Château Thieuley, Château Tour-de-Mirambeau, Château Toutigeac and Domaine de Lisennes.

In addition, in the large area between the two rivers Garonne and Dordogne there are the appellations Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux. Cotes de Bordeaux Saint-Macaire. Graves de Vayres. Loupiac. Premières Côtes de Bordeaux. Sainte-Croix-du-Mont and Sainte-Foy-Bordeaux,

Map of Bordeaux - Appellations
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