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Bordeaux is probably the world’s largest wine producing region, and among many of the oldest, with over 12,000 producers. The region itself has over 25 different appellations, most referring to a specific and geographically defined area that offers unique soils, microclimate and sun exposure. However there are two appellations that are often confusing for the average consumer and they are “Bordeaux” and “Bordeaux Superieur”. These are not specific appellations like the Cotes de Bourg, or St. Emilion, but appellations that encompass the entire region.
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