Saint-Emilion produces wines mainly made from Merlot (80%) blended with Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Malbec.
The region produces well-balanced red wines. The main grapes for wines are Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and the regulations also allow the use of Carmenere and Malbec. The main thing that can be noted in the wines of Saint-Emilion is their balance. The basis is always Cabernet Sauvignon, which is typical for all wines of the Left Bank.