Learn About Chateau Brondelle Map It
Château Brondelle is located 2 km south of Langon and 50 km
southeast of Bordeaux in the Graves region of Bordeaux, so
named for the famous gravel soils that produce lovely, mineral,
This 62 acre estate has been in the same family since the end
of the 19th century and its wines were noted as early as 1929.
Since 1968, this property has been completely replanted and
the present owner, Jean-Noel Belloc, is creating an outstanding
wine that express fully the potential of the terroir.
Learn About Graves
Named so for the gravelly base of soil common in the area, Graves is diverse in the wines it creates. Think red, white and sweet. The best reds of Graves are in Pessac-Leognan in the north, including the famed and lauded first growth, Chateau Haut Brion. There, and in the central area of Graves, come some deliciously dry white wine, while towards the...
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Learn About Bordeaux White Blends
Bordeaux White Blend
There's white wine in Bordeaux, too! Typically made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and bits of Muscadelle, white Bordeaux can be a fully dry table wine or, as in Sauternes, a deliciously sweet dessert wine. In other areas of the world, a Bordeaux blend consists primarily of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, either of which may be the predominant variety. Bordeaux blends can vary in style, but most have good acidity and often a mineral overtone.