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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 includes the AOC areas Blaye - Côtes de Bordeaux. Castillon - Côtes de Bordeaux. Francs - Côtes de Bordeaux. Fronsac. Lalande de Pomerol. Pomerol and Saint-Emilion, Previously, the wines were not marketed from here via Bordeaux, but via the trading center Libourne. Therefore, the area is also called Libourne designated. In the Bordeaux wines dominate certain grape varieties, what as Bordeaux blend referred to as. In the red wines of the Rive droite this is mostly Merlot, supplemented with Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, The left bank along the river Garonne and the mouth of the Gironde Rive gauche,

Rive droite - Grapes Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape varieties: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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