Landscape Libournais region
Saint-Émilion village
Landscape Côtes de Castillon region
Landscape AOC Margaux region
Landscape Entre-Deux-Mers
Landscape Entre-Deux-Mers
Côteaux Entre-Deux-Mers
Château AOC Côtes de Francs
Château AOC Pessac-Léognan
How to read a label
The Label : the wine’s identity card
Compulsory information
Reference to Bordeaux
“Appellation d’origine Contrôlée” (A.O.C)
AOC name + “Appellation contrôlée”
Name or company, bottler’s address.
Note : if bought in bulk (with or without bottles) Chateau name plus salesman‘s name and address as well as
The percent alcohol per volume
Batch number (can be written elsewhere on the container)
Country of origin
The wine’s volume (e.g. 750 ml)
Optional information
Castle or estate picture, exact or stylized, brand name or logo
Vineyard chateau or estate’s name... Brand name
Vintage, for wine wholly produced within that specified year
Also optional :

- traditional mentions such as : Cru Bourgois, 1er cru, 2ème cru...

- medal or prize awarded to the wine

- where bottled (chateau, estate…)