Appellation
Premières Côtes

Frais & boisé
Frais & boisé

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Their golden yellow color and aromas of acacia, vanilla, peach, linden ...

Geographical location

Its sweet wines come from vineyards of 39 towns that lie on the slopes of the right bank of the Garonne, south of Bordeaux.

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The varieties

Its grapes are Sémillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle.

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They are vinified

They are produced at the end of harvests and of a traditional winemaking, aged for 10 and 18 months.

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Premières Côtes appellation

What you must remember

The Premières Côtes de Bordeaux formerly called “Grande Côtes ” were named after their location on hilltops overlooking Bordeaux. The area was at the center of very early history of Bordeaux wine.

We
like

Their golden yellow color and aromas of acacia, vanilla, peach, linden ...

We savor...

with exotic appetizers, white meat, poultry, fish sauce and Asian cuisine. They pair with all cheeses and enhance the flavor of chocolate and fruit desserts.

It is surprising

the range of highly original aromas: acacia, vanilla, peach, linden and fresh fruit.

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taste

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We visit the region

to admire the "madness": the term for the extravagant mansions built in the eighteenth century for the Bordeaux bourgeois who had made their fortune in the wine trade with the West Indies and the Americas.

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