This huge district, the largest in Bordeaux, is important primarily for its value whites.
Continuing on the water theme, the land between two seas receives more rain than the Médoc. The temperatures are slightly warmer during the growing season.
The soils are mainly the typical Bordeaux mixture of gravel, limestone, clay and sandy clay. The oddity is found in the western section of Entre-Deux-Mers. Called boulbenes, it is an unusually fine sand that compacts into rocklike hardness.
For the most part, the wines are enjoyable quaffs.
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