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AOP of

Graves

Graves AOP

Graves Superieur AOP
(sweet white only)

Pessac-Leognan AOP

Cerons AOP
(sweet white only)

Barsac AOP
(sweet white only)

Sauternes AOP
(sweet white only)

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Graves AOP

Red - White

White
Dry Only

Semillon, Sauv Blanc,
Sauv Gris, Muscadelle

~58 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Red
Cab Sauv, Cab Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

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Graves Superieures AOP

Sweet White Only!!

Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris,
Semillon, Muscadelle

~40 hl/ha~
~13.5% min ABV~
{12% actual}

221 g/l min Must Weight
34 g/l min RS

Note:
- must be botrytis affected
- must be hand-harvested in successive tries

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Pessac-Leognan AOP

Red - White

~54 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

White
Dry Only

Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris,
Semillon, Muscadelle

*released 3/30

Red
Cab Sauv, Cab Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

*released 10/1

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Cerons AOP

Sweet White Only!!

Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris,
Semillon, Muscadelle

~40 hl/ha~
~14.5% min ABV~
{12% actual}

*released 4/30

221 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

made in 3 communes:
Cerons
Illats
Podensac

Note 1:
- must be botrytis affected
- must be hand-harvested in successive tries

Note 2:
- Cerons has applied to be able to label dry wines under the Graves Blanc AOP
- Currently they may only "declassify" to Bordeaux Blanc Sec AOP for their dry wines...

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Barsac AOP

Sweet White Only!!

Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris, Semillon, Muscadelle

~25 hl/ha~
~15% min ABV~
{12% actual}

*released 6/15

221 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

Note 1:
- must be botrytis affected
- must be hand-harvested in successive tries

Note 2:
- All of Barsac can label as Sauternes AOP

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Sauternes AOP

Sweet White Only!!

Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris,
Semillon, Muscadelle

~25 hl/ha~
~15% min ABV~
{12% actual}

*released 6/30

221 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

Has 5 communes:
Barsac
Preignac
Bommes
Fargues
Sauternes

Note:
- must be botrytis affected
- must be hand-harvested in successive tries

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What is the min Must Weight & min RS of

Graves Superieures AOP?

Sweet White Only!!

221 g/l min Must Weight

34 g/l min RS

~40 hl/ha~
~13.5% min ABV~
{12% actual}

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What is the min Must Weight & min RS of

Cerons AOP?

Sweet White Only!!

221 g/l min Must Weight

45 g/l min RS

~40 hl/ha~
~14.5% min ABV~
{12% actual}

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What is the min Must Weight & RS of

Barsac AOP?

Sweet White Only!!

221 g/l min Must Weight

45 g/l min RS

~25 hl/ha~
~15% min ABV~
{12% actual}

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What is the min Must Weight & RS of

Sauternes AOP?

Sweet White Only!!

221 g/l min Must Weight

45 g/l min RS

~25 hl/ha~
~15% min ABV~
{12% actual}

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