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Bordeaux wine : A Bordeaux wine (Occitan: Bordèu wine, French: Bordeaux vineyard) is a wine produced in the region of Bordeaux in the southwest of France. Bordeaux is centered on the city of Bordeaux, on the Garonne. North of the city, the river Dordogne joins the Garonne forming the large estuary called the Gironde and covering the entire region of Gironde department, with a total area of over 120 hectares, making it the largest vineyard of France. The vintages means produce more than 700 million bottles of Bordeaux wine, ranging from large quantities of wine of table everyday to some of the most expensive and most prestigious in the world. The vast majority of wine produced in Bordeaux is Red (sometimes called " claret on Great Britain), with some sweet white wines (especially Sauternes ), dry whites and (in much smaller quantities) rosé wines et sparkling ou crémant (Bordeaux Cremant) collectively constituting the remainder.
Bordeaux wine is produced by more than 8 producers or châteaux. There are 500 appellations of Bordeaux wines.