Libournais

Libournais wines include such prestigious appellation controlee like Pomerol and Saint Emilion , but the region counts 13 appellations . The vineyard covers around the town of Libourne , whose port developed in the 13th century to route wines to England but also to Holland and Northern...
Libournais wines include such prestigious appellation controlee like Pomerol and Saint Emilion , but the region counts 13 appellations . The vineyard covers around the town of Libourne , whose port developed in the 13th century to route wines to England but also to Holland and Northern Europe. The vineyards of Libourne along the right bank of the Dordogne River and its tributary the Isle. The main grape variety wines of Libournais is definitely Merlot , fine and elegant , which is mainly composed of clayey soils , a field of choice. Ideally suited , it brings complexity and finesse to the red wines of Libourne . It is associated with Cabernet Sauvignon , Cabernet Franc , and sometimes Malbec . Libournais wines are powerful , subtle , with a beautiful dark purple color , developing notes of black fuits and undergrowth.
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