Виноградники Médoc и Graves (AOC)

Виноградники Médoc и Graves (AOC) растянулись на 160 км на левом берегу реки Garonne. Апеласьоны этих виноградников делают замечательные красные вина, с сильным и сложным букетом и исключительным ароматом. Многие из лучших вин Бордо встречаются именно среди  Médoc и Graves.

GRAVES

Predominantly Merlot with Cabernet Sauvignon
Alluvial deposits with sand and hardpan
2,667 ha
Red
Floral with notes of resin and spices, with chocolaty, vanilla and roasted aromas
Supple, firm and rich, with notes of red and black berries
5 to 15 years- Excellent ageing potential
Roasted meat, pasta or omelettes
http://vinsdegraves.com/

 

Территория виноградников Medoc делится на несколько апеласьонов (АОС):

 

Апеласьоны виноградников Medoc

Апеласьоны виноградников Medoc

 

HAUT-MÉDOC

Cabernet Sauvignon is dominant, with Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec often added
well-drained alluvial gravel terraces favored by Cabernet with the deep clays preferred by Merlot
4,596 ha
Red
complex, elegant, woody with red and black berries, licorice, and occasionally menthol and spice
lively, bright, generous and powerful
5 to 20 years — Excellent ageing potential
All types of barbecue
http://www.medoc-bordeaux.com/

 

LISTRAC-MÉDOC

Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot Occasionally with Cabernet Franc
Three gravely terraces lying over a limestone base
597 ha
Red
Rich and complex with red and black berries, licorice, soft spices and leather
Frank, balanced, structured and fleshy
5 to 20 years — Excellent ageing potential
All types of barbecue
http://www.listrac.com/

 

MARGAUX

CabernetSauvignon dominates with Merlot, and small quantities of Malbec and Petit-Verdot
A plateau of gravel and silt based on a layer of limestone or silt with clay
1,489 ha
Red
Complex bouquet integrating raspberry, cherry and redcurrant, floral, spicy and roasted aromas
Powerful and full
5 to 30 years — Wonderful ageing potential
All types of roasted meats
http://www.maisonduvindemargaux.com/

 

MÉDOC

Predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Occasionally Petit Verdot and Malbec
Terraces of alluvial gravel deposits, with the light soils favored by Cabernet and the deep clay soils preferred by Merlot
5,652 ha
Red
licorice, red and black berries, animal and roasted aromas with age
Structured, robust, full-bodied
5 to 20 years — Excellent ageing potential
Any type of meat, or chocolate cake
http://www.medoc-bordeaux.com/

 

MOULIS

Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot
Gravel terraces alternating with silt and limestone soils
603 ha
Red
Complex, rich bouquets
Elegant, robust and round with mellow tannins which impart an enjoyable, silky texture
5 to 30 years — Wonderful ageing potential
All types of roasted meats and barbecue
http://www.medoc-bordeaux.com/

 

PAUILLAC

Cabernet Sauvignon dominates, Merlot and small quantities of Petit Verdot or Malbec
Sandy with light gravel
1,212 ha
Red
Delicate bouquet with aromas of black cherry, licorice, crème de cassis, sour cherry, rose and iris, cedar, smoke and incense
Robust, rich, dense and profound, with intense tannins
5 to 30 years — Excellent ageing potential
All types of roasted meats
http://www.pauillac.com/

 

PESSAC-LÉOGNAN

Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot
Predominantly gravel and stone with sand, hardpan and clay in variable proportions
1,435 ha
Red (cherry red)
Grilled almonds and resin
Rich, elegant, noble, with ripe red berries and violet, fleshy, balanced with structured tannins and a long, pleasant finish
5 to 10 years – Excellent ageing potential
Roasted meat or pasta
http://www.pessac-leognan.com

 

SAINT-ESTÈPHE

Cabernet Sauvignon dominates, with Merlot and Cabernet Franc
Light upper soils with a layer of clay and limestone underneath
1,214 ha
Red
Refined and elegant with blackcurrant, violet, mocha, vanilla, spices and licorice
Rich, fruity and well-structured with red berries and spices
5 to 50 years — Wonderful ageing potential
All types of roasted meats
http://www.saint-estephe.com/

 

 SAINT-JULIEN

Cabernet Sauvignon dominates, with Merlot and Cabernet Franc
Gravel-covered, with clay-limestone, large stones and hardpan
920 ha
Red (dense garnet-ruby)
Intense and complex with notes of blueberry and blackcurrant, blackberry, prune, tobacco, licorice
Powerful and opulent with finely woven and velvety tannins
5 to 50 years — Wonderful ageing potential
All types of roasted meats
http://www.saint-julien.com/

 


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