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French name for the landscape, in the centre of which lies the city of Bordeaux. In German usage the synonym Bordeaux is often used for this. In southwest France, Bordelais is also a common collective name for all grape varieties whose origin is (often erroneously) assumed to be Bordeaux. These are for example Baroque, Courbu Blanc, Fer, Folle Blanche, Mérille, Tannat and some others.

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