Graves - Sauternes
Graves-Sauternes, the origin of Bordeaux Great Wines.
The birth place of Bordeaux wines, the Graves and Sauternes regions offers a formidable diversity of prestigious wines in red, dry and sweet white wines.
On the Graves-Sauternes booth, come and discover the origin of “ The Grands Vins de Bordeaux “ !
Lying on the left bank of the River Garonne, the prestigious vineyards of Pessac-Léognan, Graves, Sauternes and Barsac stretches from Bordeaux in the North to Langon in the South.
28 Crus Classés in 1855 including the illustrious Château Yquem and Château Haut-Brion ensure the quality and reputation of this area .
The vines represent a surface area of 7500 hectares split between red (53%) and white (47%) varieties, planted on a series of magnificent outcrops of gravels, the remains of the ancient passage of the river during the tertiary and quaternary periods.
450 winegrowers produce fine and elegant wines from 5 appellations and 3 colours : Graves, Graves Supérieures, Pessac-Léognan, Sauternes and Barsac with red , white and golden for the sweet.
For any questions about Graves-Sauternes:
- Phone: +33(0)7 84 27 77 59
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mayeul L’Huillier, Syndicat Viticole des Graves – Directeur
Phone: +33(0)5 56 27 09 25