Lalande-de-Pomerol AOC

The wine region of Lalande -de- Pomerol is located just north of the appellation Pomerol ( only by the waters of the Barbanne separated from each other ), and west of Saint- Émilion in the Bordeaux wine region and is named after the town of Lalande -de- Pomerol. The old wine region with around 1,130 hectares was built by the Hospitallers. For a long time, the region was a popular way station of the pilgrims on the road to Santiago de Compostela.

The vineyards are divided the two communities Lalande -de- Pomerol with low-lying sand and gravel terraces and about 20 m higher on a gravelly plateau Néac (40 %) on. Since December 8, 1936, the area has the status of an Appellation d' Origine ( AOC short ). Approved is solely the production of red wine.

The red wine is mainly from Merlot and Cabernet Franc, as well as proportions of Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec (also called Pressac ) grapes. The harvest limit is 42 hectoliters / hectare. The planting density in the Glim Vineyards must exceed 5,500 vines / hectare.