The Bordeaux region is located on the French Atlantic coast; the environmental and climatic characteristics, unique in the world, make it one of the most famous and important regions for the production of quality wines. It is precisely in this area that the most imitated model of oenology originated, not only for the production of red wines , but also of botrytized or botrytized wines, ie Sauternes . Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot are the three main grapes used to produce the red wines of Bordeaux , a combination which has made this blend famous internationally as a Bordeaux blend and which is often found in many wines produced in the world. Curiosity: the Bordeaux region is also famous for the quantity of terms used both for the production and for the classification of wines. These terms ( Gran Cru , Clos , Premier Cru , etc.), often used also by producers from other wine producing countries of the world, represent a sort of guarantee on the quality of the wine. The most famous areas are undoubtedly: the Médoc , the Grave , Sauternes , Saint-Emilion and Pomerol . In reality, the areas with AOC denomination throughout the region are around 50. In this area we also find the production of 2 extraordinary distillates: Cognac and Armagnac .