Sauternes wine appellation in the Bordeaux region of France

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Sauternes wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Sauternes is a wine appellation in the Bordeaux region of France which is famous for the production of high quality sweet white wines. The area covered includes the communes of Barsac, Bommes, Fargues, Preignac and Sauternes. It was first established on the 30th September 1936.
The grapes that can be used are Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc, the rare Sauvignon Gris and Sémillon.
 
     
     
     


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