Renown Re-Emerges For Fronsac And Canon-Fronsac Wine Appellations

The 65 different Bordeaux wine appellations in southwestern France include ‘satellites,’ named partially for their geographical proximity to more renowned appellations.

WINE; Discovering Fronsac

FOR AT LEAST TWO DEC-ades, wine people have been predicting a great future for Fronsac. Fronsac? Yes, Fronsac. It's a little-known viticultural area close to two famous ones, St.-Emilion and Pomerol, about 20 miles east of the city of Bordeaux.

Both Music And Early Picking Influence French Wines From Château Gaby

The limestone hills of Fronsac—west of Saint-Émilion in the Bordeaux wine country of southern France, sit above the meandering Dordogne River—sprawling, attractive and quiet.