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Côtes de Bordeaux

Umbrella appellation in the Bordeaux region for four appellations on the Rive droite (right bank), all of which bear the designation "Côtes de Bordeaux" as a supplement. Bernard Depons, owner of Château Blanzac, is considered to be the father of this regulation created in 2009, who pushed for this new appellation at the INAO against numerous resistances. The appellation Côtes de Bourg did not take part in this, and remains under its old name. There was already a loose connection between the Côtes areas before, but they did not achieve the importance 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 area name is written in the same typography. The production regulations have remained the same:

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