One of the six municipalities (next to Margaux. Moulis. Pauillac. Saint-Estèphe and Saint-Julien ) within the French area Haut-Médoc, which are appellations of their own and may bear the community name on the bottle label. It covers 640 hectares of vineyards. The name Listrac was supplemented with Médoc in 1986 to confuse it with the area Lirac to avoid in the Rhone Valley. The area between Margaux and Saint-Julien lies a little further back from the Gironde and has heavier soils.
There are none of the 61 châteaux here at Bordeaux classification 1855 have been added to the Grand Cru list. Almost 30 wineries are classified as Cru Bourgeois and a dozen as Cru Artisan. The typical red wines Bordeaux blend (left bank of the Gironde) from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot are developing somewhat faster than in other municipalities. Well-known wineries are Chateau Clarke. Chateau Fonreaud. Château Fourcas-Dupré. Château Fourcas hosting and Château Peyre-Lebade,