Learn About L'Abbaye de St. Ferme
The property is located in the Bordeaux Superieur region near the medieval town of St. Ferme, and was once owned by Benedictine monks. The Abbey itself - a monument dating from the 14th century - has been remodeled by current owner Arnaud de Raignac as a home for his wife and children. His family has been making wine and living in the region for five hundred years.
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Learn About Other Bordeaux
A few extra appellations: Bourg & Blaye These two appellations are just across the Gironde river from the Haut-Medoc - a bit northwest of St-Émilion and its satellites. Bourg is the smaller appellation, nestled under the much bigger Blaye. Both have AC status, Cotes de Bourg AC and Cotes de Blaye AC. One step up on the AOC chain is the Premieres Cotes de Blaye AC, producing...
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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends
Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...
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