The Sainte-Croix-du-Mont appellation is located just in front of Sauternes between the Garonne and the Dordogne rivers, southwest of Entre-deux-Mers.

Approximately, the 3.70 square kilometer vineyard has a micro climate in the fall that allows it to produce around 1,250,000 liters of sweet or sweet liqueur wines every year.

The clay-limestone soils and gravelly plateau of this appellation allow traditional Bordeaux white grape varieties to flourish and give high quality wines.


A part of important features of Sainte-Croix-du-Mont appellation for sweet white wines are as follows:


  • Soil: Clay and limestone.
  • Taste: Grape, acacia, fig, honeysuckle, apricot, and peach.
  • Wine color: Sweet white.
  • Aromas: Powerful, complex, nervy, and intense with a long finish.
  • Aging potential: 3 – 10 years.
  • Serving temperature: 9 to 12° C

Region Highlights

Surface: About 4 Square Kilometers
Classification: AOP Sainte-Croix-du-Mont
Grapes: Sémillon
Types of Wines: White Wine, Sweet Wine

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