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Course: Bordeaux

Class 2: The Médoc


Listrac and Moulis are a pair of appellations on the Left Bank. They are situated roughly between St.-Julien and Margaux, but they are farther away from the Gironde estuary than their famous neighbors.

Listrac, with some 1,600 acres of vineyards, is to the north of Moulis. With about 1,300 acres planted, Moulis is the smallest of the Haut-Médoc appellations.

Thanks to investment in the vineyards and in the wineries, these appellations' have become known for offering good everyday value.



Listrac and Moulis are unusual for the Left Bank in that they have some rolling hills. Parts of Listrac rise up to about 125 feet, the highest elevation on the Left Bank.

The are also unusual because their...

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