Bordeaux

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Bordeaux
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2012-06-01 07:22:33
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Bordeaux Supérieur AOP
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  1. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Département:
    Gironde
  2. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Styles and Encépagement:
    Blanc:

    • Principal Varieties: Min. 70% combined Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Gris, and Muscadelle
    • Accessory Varieties: Max. 30% combined Merlot Blanc, Ugni Blanc, and Colombard
    • Rouge: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Cot (Malbec), Merlot, Petit Verdot, Carmenère
  3. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Assemblage:
    per encépagement
  4. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Minimum Potential Alcohol:
    • Blanc: 12% (11% acquired)
    • Rouge: 11%
  5. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Minimum Must Weight:
    • Blanc: 195 g/l
    • Rouge: 189 g/l (198 g/l for Merlot)
  6. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Residual Sugar:
    • Blanc: min. 17 g/l
    • Rouge: max. 3 g/l
  7. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Minimum Planting Density:
    4,500 vines per hectare
  8. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Maximum Yield (Rendement de Base):
    • Blanc: 49 hl/ha
    • Rouge: 59 hl/ha
  9. Bordeaux Supérieur AOP Established:
    1943

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