Discover Sweet White Wines from Bordeaux
Cadillac is an appellation for sweet white wine from the Bordeaux wine region in France. It is situated within the Entre-Deux-Mers subregion of Bordeaux. The Cadillac appellation extends over 22 villages on the right bank of the Garonne river to the south-east of Bordeaux, from Baurech to Saint Maixent. The French government registered Cadillac appellation in 1973.
It takes its name from the town of Cadillac. In 2008, the area under cultivation was about 1.5 square kilometers, producing sweet wines. The site is close to the Garonne river, next to the vineyards with the Loupiac, right in Barsac and Sauternes’ vineyards.
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A part of the important features of Cadillac appellation for sweet white wines are as follows:
- Soil: Sand and gravel.
- Taste: Elegant, well-structured, round, smooth, but never heavy.
- Wine color: Sweet white.
- Aromas: Candied and roasted notes with white fruit.
- Aging potential: 3 – 15 years.
- Serving temperature: 8 to 10° C
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