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Rive droite

right bank (GB)

French name (right bank) for the entire area to the right of the river Dordogne and the mouth funnel Gironde in the region Bordeaux, It covers the AOC areas Blaye - Cotes de Bordeaux. Castillon - Cotes de Bordeaux. Francs - Cotes de Bordeaux. Fronsac. Lalande de Pomerol. Pomerol and Saint-Emilion, In the past, the wines from here were not marketed via Bordeaux, but via the Libourne trading center. Therefore the area is also called Libourne designated. Certain grape varieties dominate in the Bordeaux wines, what as Bordeaux blend referred to as. In the red wines of the Rive droite this is usually the case Merlot, supplemented with Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, The left bank along the river Garonne and the Gironde estuary is called Rive gauche,

Rive droite - Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon varieties

Grape varieties: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)

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