AOC Spotlight: Barsac
Located in the south of the Bordeaux region, the Barsac AOC produces sweet wines that are considered among the best in the region, such as Chateau Climens and Chateau Coutet. The high quality of Sweet Bordeaux in Barsac can be largely attributed to the local climate of the Ciron river’s left bank. The morning mist along with a particularly high exposure for the Bordeaux region are the perfect leads for the proper development of Botrytis fungus.
Fun fact: Wine growers in Barsac have a choice to market their wine under the Barsac AOC or the Sauternes AOC.