Médoc - Bordeaux, France
Médoc is a well known wine growing region often known as the Left Bank in Bordeaux.
The region is widely considered by wine lovers across the world to be the epicenter for fine wine. However despite being populated for thousands of years, it did not come to fruition as a key player until the 18th century. During this time the Médoc shifted to the cultivation of grapes for the production of Bordeaux wine.
The regions natural drainage, an excellent water supply, gentle slopes and its unique terroir, alongside its moderate climate made it excellent for the production of Bordeaux wine.
The most popular grape used in wines from Médoc is Cabernet Sauvignon, proceeded by Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The region only produces red wine varieties.
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