Fronsac is a wine-growing region located in the Bordeaux region of France. The wines produced in this region are primarily red wines made from the grape varieties of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. Fronsac wines are known for their rich, complex flavours and are often aged in oak barrels to develop their full potential. The region is considered a part of the Right Bank of the Bordeaux wine region and is part of the larger Libourne subregion. The AOC is located in the commune of Fronsac and covers around 2,200 hectares (5,400 acres) of vineyards.