Côtes de Bourg quick facts

– Some 500 grape growers: 259 independent producers, 171 cooperatuers
– 3900 ha vineyards with red grapes, 25 ha (!) with white grapes
– Red grape varieties: merlot 65%, cabernet sauvignon 20%, malbec 10%, cabernet franc 5%
– White grape varieties: sauvignon 46%, colombard 23%, sémillon 23%, muscadelle 8%
– Only 15% of sales go on export, mainly to Belgium (33%), UK (10%), Netherlands (10%), Germany, Japan and Canada (all 9%)
– Soil: limestone with iron, sand/clay, and limestone/clay
– Wines: mainly red of a typical Bordelais character, priced at 5-15 euro
– Web site:
-Web shop selling (virtually) all the appellation’s wines:

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