True or False: Uruguay's wine growing regions resemble those of Bordeaux's Right Bank?

A. True

According to Opus Vino, Uruguay is well-situated for potential fine wine production; its soils and geography resemble those of Bordeaux's Right Bank, with clay, calcareous soils and gently sloping hills.

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