SOUTH-WEST, FRANCE


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BERGERAC AOP

CÔTES DE BERGERAC AOP

Moderate maritime climate

Limestone, clay and gravelly soils

Grape varieties: merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, malbec, sauvignon blanc, sémillon, muscadelle, chenin blanc, ugni blanc


MONBAZILLAC AOP

Moderate maritime climate

Misty mornings around the Dordogne River

Grape varieties: sauvignon blanc, sauvignon gris, sémillon, muscadelle

CAHORS AOP

Moderate maritime climate

Les Causses: Limestone soils on slopes and elevated plateau

Vallée du Lot: flat sandy, clay and gravelly soils, lower, more fertile

Grape varieties: malbec, tannat, merlot

CÔTES DE GASCOGNE IGP

Moderate maritime climate

Grape varieties: colombard, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, malbec, cabernet sauvignon

IROULÉGUY AOP

Moderate maritime climate

Foothills of the Pyrenees, alpine influence

Terraced slopes

Grape varieties: tannat, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, petit manseng, gros manseng, petit courbu, courbu blanc


JURANÇON AOP

Moderate maritime climate

Foothills of the Pyrenees, alpine influence

Cooling effect of the altitude

Grape varieties: petit manseng, gros manseng, petit courbu, courbu blanc

MADIRAN AOP

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