Cotes de Bourg wine appellation in the Bordeaux region of France

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Cotes de Bourg wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

The Cotes de Bourg wine appellation in the Bordeaux region of France lies approximately 30 kilometres north of the city of Bordeaux. The appellation was one of the first established in France. It was officially established as an appellation for red wines on the 11th September 1936 and for white wines on the 14th May 1941.
Here, red wines are made from a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Cabernet Franc and white wines are made from Semillon, Muscadelle, Colombard, Sauvignon Gris and Sauvignon Blanc.
Some interesting wines are produced here including those from Chateau Falfas, Chateau de Rousselet, Chateau Tour de Guiet and the rising star Chateau la Coulee de Bayon.
 
     
     
     


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