Bordeaux Cotes de Francs wine appellation in the Bordeaux region of France

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Bordeaux Cotes de Francs wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

The Bordeaux Cotes de Francs wine appellation lies to the north east of St Emilion and is one of the highest parts of the Bordeaux region. The appellation lies within the département of the Gironde and covers the communes Francs, Saint-Cibard and Tayac. The appellation, which received AC status in 1967, produces mainly red wines but a small quantity of white wine is also made by some producers.
The wines are usually based on Merlot with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec also being permitted. The white wines are made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle.
 
     
     
     


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