one of the four municipalities outside the appellation Saint-Emilion
(Bordeaux) just north of the Barbanne river. These four may also use their name on the label, in this case Lussac-Saint-Émilion
. The vineyards cover around 1,500 hectares of vineyards. The red wines are predominantly blended from Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Pressac (Cot) and are similar to those from Saint-Émilion. The best known wineries are Château Barbe-Blanche, Château Bel-Air, Château de Bellevue, Château de la Grenière, Château de Lussac, Château du Lyonnat and Château Mayne-Blanc.