The map on the left below presents the great classified growths of Pessac Leognan. Then the map on the right below shows all the estates and chateaux of Pessac Leognan within the appellation.
PESSAC LEOGNAN : MAP OF CHATEAUX
THE PESSAC LEOGNAN APPELLATION TERRITORY
The Gironde is the third largest wine-producing department in France after the Aude and the Hérault. Furthermore the Gironde is also the leading AOC producing department. Bordeaux’s reputation as a great wine region in the world is well established. Historic châteaux produce legendary red wines. These Bordeaux wines are capable of ageing for several decades. These same wines have made and continue to make the Bordeaux region and France famous. This is notably the case of the Pessac Leognan, the list of which is shown below. Pessac Leognan map is also shown below.
The Gironde and its tributary, the Dordogne, divide the region into two large areas. There are therefore two large production areas. The left bank, including the Haut-Médoc and the Graves, is to the west and south of Bordeaux. The right bank, including Saint-Emilion and Pomerol, is north of both the Gironde and the Dordogne. Finally, the Entre-Deux-Mers region, between the Gironde and the Dordogne, produces very good white wines.
THE PESSAC LEOGNAN WINES
The best wines, such as those of Pessac Leognan, come from AOC districts or communes. These are positioned on the left or right bank. The two banks are distinguished by the nature of their soils. There is primarily gravel on the left bank, whilst clay is mainly present on the right bank. The wines from the left bank, mainly Cabernet-Sauvignon, are rich in tannins. These wines have a pronounced blackcurrant flavour. These Left Bank wines sometimes require several years to express their full potential. The wines from the right bank, with a majority of Merlot, are less tannic and more alcoholic. The wines from the right bank offer rich and fruity flavours more quickly.
ESTATES AND CHATEAUX IN PESSAC LEOGNAN
This ‘Grands Crus Classés’ Pessac Leognan map shows the 16 Grands Crus Classés of Pessac Léognan: Chateau Bouscaut, Chateau Carbonnieux, Chateau Couhins, Chateau Couhins Lurton, Chateau Fieuzal, Chateau Haut-Bailly, Chateau Haut Brion, Chateau La Mission Haut Brion, Chateau La Tour Haut Brion, Chateau Latour Martillac, Chateau Laville Haut Brion, Chateau Malartic Lagravière, Chateau Olivier, Chateau Pape Clément, Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte and Domaine de Chevalier.
For your information, Chateau Laville Haut Brion does not have a dedicated sheet, as it is the second wine of Chateau Haut Brion.
In addition to the Pessac Leognan map on the left, this Pessac Leognan map shows the positioning of the unclassified Pessac Leognan.
PESSAC LEOGNAN CHATEAUX FROM A TO M
Chateau Bardins, Chateau Baret, Chateau Baulos Charmes, Chateau Bois Martin, Chateau Branon, Chateau Brown, Chateau Cantelys, Chateau Civrac Lagrange, Chateau d’Alix, Chateau d’Eck, Chateau d’Eyran, Chateau de Cruzeau, Chateau de France, Chateau de Rochemorin, Chateau de Rouillac, Chateau Espiot, Chateau Ferran, Chateau Gazin Rocquencourt, Chateau Hannetot, Chateau Haut Lagrange, Chateau Haut Nouchet, Chateau Haut Bacalan, Chateau Haut-Bergey, Chateau Haut Brana, Chateau Haut Plantade, Chateau Haut Vigneau, Chateau Jaulien.
PESSAC LEOGNAN CHATEAUX FROM L TO Z
Chateau La Garde, Chateau La Louvière, Chateau Lafargue, Chateau Lafont Menaut. Chateau Lamothe Bouscaut, Chateau Larrivet Haut Brion, Chateau Le Bruilleau, Chateau Le Pape, Chateau Le Sartren Chateau Le Thil, Chateau Léognan, Chateau Les Carmes Haut Brion, Chateau Lespault Martillac, Chateau Limbourg, Chateau Luchey Halde, Chateau Mancèdre, Chateau Mirebeau, Chateau Picque Caillou, Chateau Pont Saint Martin, Chateau Pontac Monplaisir, Chateau Poumey, Chateau Roche Lalande, Chateau Seguin, Château Trigant, Clos Marsalette, Domaine de Grandmaison, Domaine de la Solitude, Domaine de Merlet and Domaine du Petit Bourdieux.