Exclusively Red Wine Producer

The Blaye appellation belongs to the Blaye & Bourg wine area in the Bordeaux Right-Bank wine region, Southwest of France.

These terroirs are all on hillsides; thus, they have the advantage of excellent sun exposure and land slope, which both are advantages for grape viticulture. It is centered on Blaye’s town and producing both white and red wines, in addition to a small amount of rosé and sparkling wines. Since 2007, The Blaye AOC has been producing red wines exclusively.

Picturesque Landscape of Bordeaux

The Blaye appellation is over 70m above sea-level, which is relatively higher than the Médoc. These hillsides add a  picturesque element to Bordeaux’s landscape, which can be seen from other regions, including Medoc.

It is located on the Gironde River’s right bank, surrounded by Cotes de Bourg with clayey soil over limestone. A set of appellations with distinct personalities are located across the right bank Entre-Deux-Mers as well.

 

A part of the important features of Blaye appellation for red wines are as follows:

  • Soil: Clay and limestone.
  • Taste: Round and fruity with notes of small red and black fruits, as well as floral, mint, and green peppercorn notes.
  • Wine color: Red.
  • Aromas: Intense and fruity.
  • Aging potential: 3 – 15 years.
  • Serving temperature: 15 to 17° C

 

Region Highlights

Surface: Several Square Kilometers
Classification: AOP Blaye
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Merlot
Types of Wines: Red Wine

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