HAut-ME­doc: tHE fActs

Decanter - - PANEL TESTING -

Mé­doc ap­pel­la­tions Mé­doc, Haut-Mé­doc, Moulis, Lis­trac, Mar­gaux, St-Julien, Pauil­lac, St-Estèphe; to­tal 16,000ha (15% of Bordeaux’s vine­yard); about 600 châteaux Haut-Mé­doc AP 4,318ha, 301 wine­mak­ers Date of AP 1936 Lo­ca­tion South­ern part of Mé­doc, be­low AP Mé­doc, closer to city of Bordeaux Soils Gravel and clay 1855 clas­si­fi­ca­tions in Haut-Mé­doc Five châteaux Grapes Caber­net Sau­vi­gnon 50%, Mer­lot 44%, Caber­net Franc 4%, Pe­tit Ver­dot 2%

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.