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Right Bank Bordeaux Wine Chateaux Listings, Character, Buying Guide

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This page offers a guide to all the top Right Bank Bordeaux wine producing chateaux in the Right Bank of Bordeaux. You can read detailed information on the history of the appellations, terroir, soil types, complete historical profiles of all the major Right Bank appellations as well as all the best chateaux and producers. You can search for wine tasting notes, ratings and reviews on thousands of Right Bank Bordeaux wines. There are detailed maps of Pomerol and St. Emilion as well to help you navigate the appellation in the Right Bank Bordeaux wine guide. While Pomerol and Saint. Emilion together have 1,533 hectares planted with grape vines, the entire area known as the Right Bank is much larger and more diverse, when you consider the important, satellite appellations.

If you want to read about other Bordeaux wine producers in different Bordeaux appellations: Links to all Bordeaux Wine Producer Profiles If you are interested in learning more about Bordeaux wine, we offer numerous articles on everything about Bordeaux wine, from a history of the Bordeaux region and the famous 1855 Classification, the grapes used to produce Bordeaux wine and even vintage summaries covering Bordeaux wine from 1900 to today: All About Bordeaux Wine Guide

On this page, you can read about all the different soils and terroirs, found in the Right Bank. We cover the famous clay soils of Pomerol and the limestone based vineyards found in many of the best St. Emilion terroirs. You can also find information on the gravel and sand terroirs located close to the Dordogne river found in the Right Bank of Bordeaux. There is a detailed analysis of the character and style found in the multitude of wines from the Right Bank of Bordeaux.

We also cover the main grape varieties grown in the Right Bank. While all Bordeaux wines are blends, Merlot and Cabernet Franc are the dominant grape varieties, in the Right Bank. Although you will find some growers also plant Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot as well. This unique combination of soil types and grape varieties are a large part of what has helped make the wines from Right Bank of Bordeaux so famous, as well as sought after all over the world.

This includes the best Right Bank Bordeaux wine producers from the most important Bordeaux wine producing appellations of the Right Bank: Pomerol and Saint Emilion. We also cover the best Value Bordeaux wine producers and the top chateaux located in best regions known for producing Bordeaux value wine, Bordeaux Superieur, Cotes de Bordeaux, Cotes de Castillon, Cotes de Francs, Fronsac Canon Fronsac, Lalande de Pomerol, St. Emilion Satellite Appelations and several other important, Right Bank Bordeaux satellite appellation areas.

There are vintages that are definitely better for Right Bank Bordeaux wines than those in the Left Bank, it is not that simple. For example, there are years when Pomerol is much better than St. Emilion. Keeping that in mind, and knowing these are very general tips on the best years for Right Bank Bordeaux wines, you should look for 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005 2001, 2000, 1998, 1990, 1989, 1985, 1982, 1970, 1964 and 1961. For more detailed information on all the best Bordeaux vintages and harvest conditions from 1900 to today Bordeaux Vintage Information

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