🇫🇷SOUTH-WEST-Bergerac


BERGERAC IS    AOC.- 10      @Bergerac

  • BLANC=  |   ROUGE= **Refer to AOC. For Grape Information

GEOGRAPHY France, South-West France, REGION-Bordeaux, DEPARTMENT-Dordogne

  • East of Bordeaux-City(      km.)
  • Despite Being Attached to Eastern Bordeaux It’s Considered to Be Part of South-West France
  • AOC.s Cotes de Bergerac AOC., Cotes de Duras AOC., Cotes de La Marmandais AOC., Cotes Montravel AOC., Hauts-Montravel AOC., Monbazillac AOC., Montravel AOC., Pecharmant AOC., Rosette AOC., Saussignac AOC.

TOPOGRAPHY “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Dordogne~River~

SOILS  Metamorphic”, ”Sedimentary”, Limestone, Boulbenes(Gravelly-Clay)

CLIMATE Maritime With Continental Influences



  • GEOGRAPHIC DISCLAIMER~ Technically Bergerac is Part of South-West, But For Proximity and Organizational Purposes I Have Placed Its Information In South-East Bordeaux.

COTES De BERGERAC AOC.      @Bergerac

  • BLANC= Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • ROUGE= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac, DEPARTMENT-Dordogne
    • “Multi-Appellation”COMMUNES– (90)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Dordogne~River~
  • VITICULTURE– ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Duc de Castellac, Laroque, Tour de Grangemont, Thenac

MONTRAVEL AOC.     @Lamothe-Montravel

  • BLANC= Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • ROUGE= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac, DEPARTMENT-Dordogne
    • In Cotes de Bergerac AOC.(North-West)
    • In Dordogne River Valley, East of Saint-Emillion-City(25km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling, Valley”, On~Dordogne~River~(North)
  • CLIMATE=Maritime
  • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Calabre, Masburel(33.4ha.), Moulin, Puy-Servain

COTES MONTRAVEL AOC.      @Lamothe-Montravel

  • BLANC= Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac, DEPARTMENT-Dordogne
    • In Cotes de Bergerac AOC.(North-West), (Laps)Montravel AOC.
  • SOILS= Metamorphic”, Sedimentary, Alluvial, Limestone
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURESweet
    • Estate/ Producers– Bloy, Laulerie, Le Raz, Roque Peter

HAUTS-MONTRAVEL AOC.     @

  • BLANC= Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Gris, Semillon
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac, DEPARTMENT-Dordogne
    • In Cotes de Bergerac AOC., BORDERS: Montravel AOC.(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”, On~Dordogne~River~(North)
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTUREBotrytis
    • Estate/ Producers– Bondieu, Puy-Servain

ROSETTE AOC.     @Bergerac

  • BLANC= Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac, DEPARTMENT- Dordogne
    • In Cotes de Bergerac AOC.(North-East), West of Bergeac-City(1km.)
    • COMMUNES– (6)
    • BORDERS– Pecharmant AOC.(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Massif Central, On~Dordogne~River~(North)
  • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Puypezat, Rooy

PECHARMANT AOC.     @Bergerac

  • ROUGE= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvigon, Cot, Merlot
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac(North-East)
    • DEPARTMENT-Dordogne, In Cotes de Bergerac AOC.(North-East)
    • East of Bergerac-City(3km.), BORDERS– Rosette AOC.(West)
    • COMMUNES– (4) Creysse, Lembras, Saint-Sauveur, Pecharmant
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”,  SLOPES/ Pech Hills
    • On~Caudeau~River~Tributary~Dordogne~River~(North)
  • SOILS= Metamorphic”, Sedimentary, Limestone, Gravel, Loamy-Sand
  • CLIMATEMaritime
  • VITICULTURE–  400ha. Planted
  • VINICULTUREAOC. Law: Wine Must be Blend, No 1 Grape Exceeds 65% of Blend
    • Estate/ Producers– Champarel, Cros, Grangettes, Haut-Pecharmant,, La Renaudie, Terre Vieille, Tiregand

SAUSSIGNAC AOC.      @Saussignac

  • BLANC= Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac
    • DEPARTMENT-Dordogne, In Cotes de Bergerac AOC.(Central-Interior)
    • BORDERS– Monbazillac AOC.(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling/ Plateau”, On~Dordogne~River~(South)
  • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTUREBotrytis
    • Estate/ Producers– Court les Muts, Eyssards, Miaudoux, Richard

MONBAZILLAC AOC.      @Monbazillac

  • BLANC= Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac, DEPARTMENT-Dordogne
    • In Cotes de Bergerac AOC.(Central-Interior), BORDERS– Saussignac AOC.(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– Confluence~of~Dordogne/ Gardonette~River~(Left Bank)
  • SOILS=Metamorphic”, “Sedimentary, Limestone, Clay, Molasse Clay
  • CLIMATE=Maritime
  • VITICULTURE– 2,000ha. Planted,  CHALLENGES– Late Summer/ Fall Humidity
    • All Hand Harvested/ Multiple Tries Required
  • VINICULTURE– Botrytis(Labeled Under Monbazillac AOC.), Dry Wine Wine Labeled Under Bergerac AOC.
    • Estate/ Producers– Ancienne Cure L’Abbaye, Barouillet, Belingard, Le Fage, Grande Maison, Septy,  Tirecul-la-Graviere

COTES De DURAS AOC.     @Duras

  • BLANC= Chenin Blanc, Mauzac, Muscadelle, Ondenc, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROUGE= Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac(South-West)
    • DEPARTMENT-Lot-et-Garonne, BORDERS– Entre-Deux-Mers/ Bordeaux(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley/ Plateau”
    • On~Dropt~River~Tributary-Dordogne~River~
  • SOILS= Metamorphic”,Sedimentary, Limestone
  • CLIMATE=Maritime
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Duc de Berticot, Laulan, Mouthes Le Bihan
  • CULTURE– Maison des Vins de Duras

COTES De La MARMANDAIS AOC.     @Marmandais

  • BLANC= Chenin Blanc, Mauzac, Muscadelle, Ondenc, Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, Sauvignon Gris
  • ROUGE= Abouriou, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Gamay, Malbec, Merlot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY– France, South-West France, REGION-Bergerac, DEPARTMENT-Dordogne
    • BORDERS: Entre-Deux-Mers(North-West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Garonne~River~
  • SOILS=Metamorphic”, “Sedimentary, Clay, Limestone, Clay, Gravel
  • VITICULTURE– 930ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Cave du Marmandais(Collaboration), Elian da Ros, Grand Mayne


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