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1

What is the minimum alcohol for all wines in the Medoc?

11%

2

What are allowed styles/encepagement for Medoc wines?

Dry red.
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Merlot
- Cabernet Franc
- Petit Verdot
- Malbec
- Carmenere

3

What are aging requirements for Medoc wines?

June 15th of year following harvest, EXCEPT:
- Listrac-Medoc: September 15th after harvest
- Margaux: Aged until June 1st, released Sept. 1st

4

What is the planting density for Medoc?

7,000 vines/hectare, EXCEPT:
- Haut-Medoc (6,500)
- Medoc AOP (5,000)

5

What is the max. RS for Medoc wines?

3g/l

6

What are max. yields for Medoc?

57 hl/ha, EXCEPT Haut-Medoc and Medoc (55 hl/ha)

7

What is the most recently established AOC in the Medoc?

Listrac-Medoc, in 1957

8

What are the AOPs that allow dry wine in Graves?

Graves AOP and Pessac-Leognan AOP

9

What are the must weights/min. RS for sweet wines AOPs in Graves?

221 g/l must weight, 45 g/l RS for Barsac, Cerons, and Sauternes, 221 g/l must weight and 34 g/l RS for Graves Superieures

10

Which Graves AOP doesn't have an aging requirement?

Graves Superieures

11

What are min. alcohols for Graves sweet wine AOPs?

All are 12% acquired, but potential alcohol is 15% for Barsac and Sauternes, 14.5% for Cerons, and 13.5 for Graves Superieures