Bordeaux is a region in south west France, that country’s biggest producer of quality (meaning AOC) wine. All the Bordeaux vineyards are located in the Gironde (33), France’s largest department. Bordeaux, the Gironde’s capital city, gives the region its name and is also one of France’s key ports.
Terroir: The Bordeaux region’s physical geography is dictated by water. The Atlantic ocean lies to the west and is fed by one estuary (the Gironde) and its two tributaries the Garonne and the Dordogne. These shape the Bordeaux landscape into two halves, the left bank (west of the Garonne and Gironde) and the right (east) bank.
Bordeaux AOC regions
Right bank South, between the Garonne & Dordogne: Bordeaux-Haut-Benauge DOC. | Cadillac AOC. | Cadillac-Côtes de Bordeaux AOC. | Entre-Deux-Mers AOC. | Entre-Deux-Mers-Haut-Benauge AOC. | Francs-Côtes-de-Bordeaux AOC. | Graves de Vayres AOC. | Sainte-Croix-du-Mont AOC. | Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux AOC.
Organics & Biodynamics in Bordeaux: See here.