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Côtes de Bordeaux

Umbrella appellation created in April 2009 in the Bordeaux region for four appellations on the Rive droite (right bank), all of which now bear the designation "Côtes de Bordeaux" as an addition. Bernard Depons, the owner of Château Blanzac, is considered the father of this new appellation. He has pushed through this new appellation at the INAO against numerous oppositions. The Appellation Côtes de Bourg, which remains with its old designation, did not participate in this. Even before that, there was a loose connection between the Côtes areas, but they did not achieve the significance or image of, for example, Médoc or Saint-Émilion. A new logo was created with three stylised hills in connection with the lettering "Côtes de Bordeaux", above which the name of the area is written in the same typography. The production rules for the wines have remained the same:

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