Canon-Fronsac wine appellation in the Bordeaux region of France Restaurants, Wine, Travel, Opinions

Canon-Fronsac wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Canon-Fronsac is a wine appellation in the Bordeaux region of France. The appellation is a sub-region of the Fronsac appellation which covers wines made in the communes of Fronsac and Saint Michel de Fronsac.
The appellation covers the production of red wine only and the permitted grapes are the standard Bordeaux varieties of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec.
The appellation was originally granted in 1939 and in 1964 the name was changed from Cotes Canon Fronsac to Canon Fronsac.
Look for the wines from Chateau La Croix Canon and Chateau Haut-Mazeris.
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