Lussac-Saint-Émilion AOC is a communal AOC on Bordeaux’s right bank for red wine only. It is the most northerly of Saint-Émilion’s four satellite AOC’s, and the second largest after Montagne-Saint-Émilion AOC. The Lussac-Saint-Émilion AOC was granted in 1936.
Communes (1) : Lussac-Saint-Émilion.
Production: 2002 1,447 hectares (3,575 acres) produced 65,156 hl (Source: CIVB).
Authorised grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec (‘Pressac’).
Viticulture: Minimum vine density of 5,500 vines/hectare (2,227 vines/acre). Cane rather than spur pruning. Base yield 45hl/ha.