Appellation Origine Controlée)
Bordeaux AOC appellation alone counts for about 25%
of the total AOC wine production in France.
AOC wines are coming from everywhere in the Bordeaux wine region. The appellation roughly covers Gironde
quality of both red and white wine depends very much
on the wine maker talent and on the quality of the
grapes. It means that the quality varies from very
disappointing wines to excellent bargain chateaux.
The Bordeaux supérieur appellation grow on the
soils. Red wines may have a higher quality and can