In 1989, an area Côtes de Castillon was
in the east of the region Bordeaux
declared as an appellation for red wines. The name was given by the city of Castillon-la-Bataille on the Dordogne
, where the decisive battle took place in 1453, after 300 years of English rule, the historic province of Aquitaine finally fought countless battles France
fell. The area is in the west of Saint-Emilion
and framed in the south by the Dordogne river. In 2009, the roof appellation Côtes de Bordeaux
created and changed the name of the area to Castillon - Côtes the Bordeaux
The vineyards cover 3,000 hectares of...