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Generic AOP of

Bordeaux

Bordeaux AOP
(Rd, W, Rs)
{includes Haut-Benauges, but that is in EDM}

Bordeaux Superieur AOP
(Red & Off Dry White only)

Cremant de Bordeaux AOP
(Spk W & Spk Rs)

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AOP of

Medoc
{Bordeaux}

Medoc AOP

Haut Medoc AOP

St.-Estephe AOP

Pauillac AOP

Saint-Julien AOP

Listrac AOP

Moulis-en-Medoc AOP

Margaux AOP

Note:
- All are 11% min ABV
- All are 57 hl/ha
     - except Medoc AOP & Haut Medoc AOP which are both 55 hl/ha for some reason...

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Cremant de Bordeaux AOP

(W, Rs)

White - Rose

Traditional Method

~72 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~
{11% min after 2nd fermentation}

*9 months min on lees
*12 months min aging after tirage

3.5 Bars min pressure

White
70% min combined:
Cab Sauv, Cab Franc, Merlot, Malbec,
Petite Verdot, Carmenere,
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris,
Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

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

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Medoc AOP &

Haut Medoc AOP

Red Only
Both are the exact same

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

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

*released 6/15

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Sainte- Estephe AOP

Red Only!!

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

~57 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

All Haut Medoc Communes are the same

*released 6/15

Communes of production:
Saint Estephe (only!)

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Pauillac AOP

Red Only!!

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

~57 hl/ha~
 ~11% min ABV~

All Haut Medoc Communes are the same

*released 6/15

Has 5 communes:
Cissac-Medoc
Pauilliac
Saint-Estephe
Saint-Julien-Beycheville
Saint-Saveur

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Saint Julien AOP

Red Only!!

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

~57 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

All Haut Medoc Communes are the same

*released 6/15

communes of production:
Saint-Julien-Beychevelle
Saint-Laurent-Médoc
Cussac-Fort-Médoc
Pauillac

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Listrac AOP

Red Only!!

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

~57 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

All Haut Medoc Communes are the same

*released 6/15

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Moulis-en-Medoc AOP

Red Only!!

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

~57 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

All Haut Medoc Communes are the same

*released 6/15

Has 7 communes:
Arcins
Avensan
Castelnau-de-Médoc 
Cussac-Fort-Médoc 
Lamarque
Listrac-Médoc
Moulis-en-Médoc

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Margaux AOP

Red Only!!

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,
Malbec, Petite Verdot, Carmenere

~57 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

All Haut Medoc Communes are the same

*aged until 6/1
*released 9/1

Has 5 communes (CLAMS):
Cantenac
Labarde
Arsac
Margaux
Soussans

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What are the communes of

Paulliac AOP?

Saint-Estephe

Cissac-Medoc

Saint-Saveur

Pauilliac

Saint-Julien-Beycheville

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What are the communes of

St. Julien AOP?

Pauillac

Saint-Julien-Beychevelle

Saint-Laurent-Médoc

Cussac-Fort-Médoc

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What are the communes of

Margaux AOP?

CLAMS

Soussans

Margaux

Cantenac

Labarde

Arsac

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Bordeaux AOP

Rouge - Blanc - Blanc Sec - Rosé
'Haut Benauge'

Blanc
70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris, Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~67 hl/ha
~10.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

Blanc Sec
~67 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

3 g/l Max RS

'Haut Benauge'
(blanc only!)
same varietals as White

~55 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~
{11% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

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

~62 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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Bordeaux (blanc) AOP

Rouge - Blanc - Blanc Sec - Rosé
'Haut Benauge'

Blanc
70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris, Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~67 hl/ha
~10.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

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Blanc Sec
~67 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

3 g/l Max RS

'Haut Benauge'
(blanc only!)
same varietals as White

~55 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~
{11% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

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

~62 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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Bordeaux (blanc sec) AOP

Rouge - Blanc - Blanc Sec - Rosé
'Haut Benauge'

Blanc Sec
70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris, Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~67 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

3 g/l Max RS

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Blanc
~67 hl/ha
~10.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

'Haut Benauge'
(blanc only!)
same varietals as White

~55 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~
{11% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

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

~62 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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Bordeaux (Haut-Benauge) AOP

Rouge - Blanc - Blanc Sec - Rosé
'Haut Benauge'

'Haut Benauge'
(blanc only!)
70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris, Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~55 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~
{11% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

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Blanc
~67 hl/ha
~10.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

Blanc Sec
~67 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

3 g/l Max RS

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

~62 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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Bordeaux (rose) AOP

Rouge - Blanc - Blanc Sec - Rosé
'Haut Benauge'

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

~62 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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Blanc
70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris, Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~67 hl/ha
~10.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

Blanc Sec
~67 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

3 g/l Max RS

'Haut Benauge'
(blanc only!)
same varietals as White

~55 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~
{11% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

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

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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Bordeaux (rouge) AOP

Rouge - Blanc - Blanc Sec - Rosé
'Haut Benauge'

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

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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Blanc
70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris, Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~67 hl/ha
~10.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

Blanc Sec
~67 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

3 g/l Max RS

'Haut Benauge'
(blanc only!)
same varietals as White

~55 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~
{11% actual}

5-60 g/l RS

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

~62 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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Bordeaux Superieur AOP

Red - White

White
Off Dry Only!

70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris,
Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~49 hl/ha~
~12% min ABV~
{11% actual}

17 g/l min RS

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

~59 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

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Bordeaux Superieur (blanc) AOP

Off Dry Only!!

70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris,
Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~49 hl/ha~
~12% min ABV~
{11% actual}

17 g/l min RS

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

~59 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

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Bordeaux Superieur (rouge) AOP

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

~59 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

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Blanc
(Off Dry Only!!)
70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc, Sauv Gris,
Semillon, Muscadelle

30% Max combined:
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Merlot Blanc

~49 hl/ha~
~12% min ABV~
{11% actual}

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What is the RS range of 

Bordeaux Blanc AOP?

Sec
3 g/l Max RS

~67 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

AOP
5-60 g/l RS

~67 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}