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Appellation Guide: Blaye AOC (Bordeaux, France)

Blaye is a very small appellation of less than 40 hectares. It overlooks the Gironde estuary and beyond towards the city of Bordeaux.

It's a gentle countryside of undulating hills and one that contrasts vividly with the marine backdrop.

The vineyards, planted predominantly with Cabernet Sauvignon are mainly found on the hills.

Recommended Producers: Château Bel-Air La Rayère | Château Des Matards | Château Dubraud | Château Grillet-Beauséjour | Château Haut Colombier | Château La Motte | Château Marquis de Vauban / Le Cône | Château Marquisat | La Pérousse | Château Monconseil Gazin | Château Mondésir-Gazin | Château Terre-Blanque