Bordeaux is the greatest fine-wine region in the world, with more than 270,000 acres of vineyards and an annual production of roughly 160 million gallons (6 million hectoliters).
Bordeaux is the largest wine producing region in France and is home to some seriously fabulous wines. While Bordeaux is better-known for its reds, or as the British affectionately call them, clarets, its whites are world class too. White wine production in Bordeaux is rather sparse, as compared with reds, and comprises roughly 11% of overall volume. But don't worry, that's still over 7 million cases of white wine! As with the reds, Bordeaux Blanc are mostly blends. The most common variety is Sémillon, followed by Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle. Bordeaux is also home to some of the most fa...Read more
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