Saint-Emilion – Pomerol – Fronsac  

The Saint-Emilion – Pomerol – Fronsac region is divided into ten winemaking appellations, including some of France‘s most prestigious.

 

TEN LEGENDARY APPELLATIONS

The Saint-Emilion - Pomerol - Fronsac region is composed of ten AOC (Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Lussac Saint-Emilion, Puisseguin Saint-Emilion, Montagne Saint-Emilion, Saint-Georges Saint-Emilion, Pomerol, Lalande de Pomerol, Fronsac and Canon Fronsac) among the most famous in the world. Located on the right bank of the Dordogne, the Saint-Emilion - Pomerol - Fronsac brings together 1,500 wine-growers committed to produce the best red wines on rich and diverse soils, spread over 12,500 hectares.

AN EXCEPTIONAL TERROIR

The topography of Saint-Emilion - Pomerol - Fronsac area is slightly hilly with plateaus and hillsides. The soils are diverse, alternating between combinations of gravel, sand, clay and limestone.

The wines of Saint-Emilion - Pomerol - Fronsac are a blend of three grape varieties which are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Their respective proportion varies depending on the soil, the names and properties. However, the Merlot is the Saint-Emilion - Pomerol - Fronsac’s king of grape varieties.