is a commune
in the Gironde department
in southwestern France
Lying 15 km northwest of the city of Bordeaux
, the village is best known as one of the six appellations
of the great wine-growing regions Médoc
. In a region where a mere 20 metres can be the difference between a great wine and an average one, its distance from the beneficial effect of the Garonne means that its wines are not as highly-rated as those of the other appellations. Nonetheless it is home to manycan vineyards
whose blends of merlot
, cabernet sauvignon
and cabernet franc
age over a period of several decades.
Based on the article in the French Wikipedia.