Who didn’t hear about the most well known region from France, Bordeaux?
The Atlantic coast, where this region is placed near, in the South-West of France, is one of the best places in the world for grapes. The climate here is generally temperate with a short winter and a high degree of humidity generated by the vecinity of the ocean and the biggest estuary in Europe along 3 rivers (Gironde, Garonne, Dordogne) creates the appropriate setting for wine.
Love for wine lingers for more than two thousand years here, so in our days, Bordeaux has about 7,000 chateaux !
The wines made here have so good quality that a Bordeaux ranking is required to classify the best of the best. Some of them are universal: Cheval Blanc, Haut Brion, Margaux, , Pétrus, Yquem and many other.
The wine region of Bordeaux wide spreads 60 miles around the city on the biggest estuary in Europe along 3 rivers (Gironde, Garonne, Dordogne) creating the appropriate setting for wine.