Red Bordeaux - Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc.
Left Bank - Dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon
Primary Appellations are Medoc and Pessac-Leognan
Right Bank - Primarily relies on Merlot
St Emilion - Merlot, Cabernet Franc (Small quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec)
Pomerol - Merlot, often with Cabernet Franc and smaller quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon
White Bordeaux - Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Muscadell
Red - Pinot Noir and Gamay
White - Chardonnay
In Beaujolais, the only grape permitted by law is Gamay while Pinot Noir dominates in other regions
Chablis village is where Chardonnay is the only grape allowed.
Meursault also grows Chardonnay
Rhone - North:
Red -- Dominated by Syrah (produces 5% of Rhone wines) which is generally the grape used, although Viognier is allowed.
White -- Include Viognier, Roussanne and Marsanne.
Rhone - South:
Grenache based with Syrah, Mourvedre and Cinsault (95% of Rhone wines)
Made from the Syrah grape. It’s the most famous wine from the Rhone Valley.