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Barsac wine
Barsac, a wine from Bordeaux France Vineyards

Barsac is a bariety of Sauternes wine.

While all five communes are permitted to use the name Sauternes, the Barsac region is also permitted to label their wines under the Barsac appellation. The Barsac region is located on the west bank of the Ciron river where the tributary meets the Garonne. The area sits on an alluvial plain with sandy and limy soils. In general, Barsac wine is distinguished from other Sauternes in being drier with a lighter body; currently more Barsac producers are choosing to promote the wines under their own name.

Source:
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, [Online]. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barsac_AOC (accessed July 28, 2010)

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