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🇫🇷FRANCEMassif Central


MASSIF CENTRAL ISAOC.- 14       @

  • BLANC= Chenin Blanc, Mauzac, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROUGE= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Fer, Gamay, Pinot Noir, Stacy

GEOGRAPHY France(South-West Interior), Separated From Alps by Rhône River Valley

  • BORDERS-Aquitane(West), Paris Basin/ Loire River Valley(North), Rhone River Valley(East), Mediterranean Coastlands/ Languedoc(South)
  • PROVINCES-(Laps or Considered Part of)…Auvergne, Burgundy, Languedoc-Roussillon, Limousin, Midi-Pyreness, Rhone-Alpes
  • DEPARTMENTS-(Laps or Considered Part of)…Allier, Ardeche, Aude, Aveyron, Cantal, Correze, Creuse, Gard, Haute-Loire, Haute-Vienne, Hérault, Loire, Lot, Lozere, Puy-de-Dome, Rhone, Tarn

TOPOGRAPHY  FEATURES- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous

  • SLOPES/ Massif Central, +Alt.?, Consisting of Plateaus and Mountains
  • TOPOGRAFIC EVENTS- Volcanic Plateaus: Aubrac, Cezallier
  • VOLCANISM–  ~Mounts of Cantal~,  ~Monts Dore~,  ~Chaine des Puys~
  • Massif Central and The Alps Are Separated by the Rhone River Valley.

SOILS Metamorphic, Volcanic, Sedimentary

  • Crystalline Rock(Granite, Gneiss, Schist), Limestone

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**Massif Central Wine Map Images Courtesy of Delong Maps, Purchase Maps at Delongwine.com



CHATEAUMEILLANT AOC.      @Chateaumeillant

  • BLANC= Pinot Gris   |   ROUGE= Gamay, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY- French(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, DEPARTMENTS-Indre & Cher
  • TOPOGRAPHY- RollingSLOPES/ Massif Central
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sandstone, Schist, Gneiss, Clay
  • VITICULTURE- 90 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers-

ST. POURICAIN AOC.     @St. Pouricain

  • BLANC= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROUGE= Gamay, Pinot Noir, Stacy
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, In Sur-Sioule
    • COMMUNES-(19)-
  • TOPOGRAPHY- RollingOn~Siovle/ Allier River~Loire~
    • Estate/ Producers- Berioles, Grosbot-Barbara, Les Nuages

COTES D’AUVERGNE  AOC.      @Clermont-Ferrand

  • BLANC= Chardonnay
  • ROUGE= Gamay, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, Multi-Appellation
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Hilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.480 mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, “Volcanic
  • VITICULTURE- 410 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Cave Saint-Verny

COTES D’AUVERGNE MADARGUES AOC.     @Riom

  • BLANC=  ?           |   ROUGE=  ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, In Cotes D’Auvergne AOC.
  • VITICULTURE-haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

COTES D’AUVERGNE CHATEAUGAY AOC.     @Cebazat

  • BLANC= ?               |   ROUGE= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, In Cotes D’Auvergne AOC.
    • Estate/ Producers- Rougeyron

COTES D’AUVERGNE CHANTURGUE AOC.      @Clermont-Ferrand 

  • BLANC=                |   ROUGE=
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, In Cotes D’Auvergne AOC.
  • VITICULTURE- ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

COTES D’AUVERGNE CORENT AOC.      @Veyre-Monton

  • BLANC=                |  ROUGE=
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, In Cotes D’Auvergne AOC.
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

COTES D’AUVERGNE BOUDES AOC.      @

  • BLANC=                 |   ROUGE=
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, In Cotes D’Auvergne AOC.
    • South of Issoire(   km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
    • SLOPES/ Massif Central, +Alt.?
  • VITICULTURE-  ?haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

ENTRAYGUES-Le FEL AOC.      @

  • BLANC= Chenin Blanc, Mauzac
  • ROUGE= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvingnon, Fer
  • GEOGRAPHY- France, South-West France/ Massif Central, DEPARTMENT-Aveyron
    • COMMUNES-(8)-
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley
    • SLOPES/ Massif Central, +Alt.350 mt., On~Lot~River~
  • VITICULTURE- 20 ha Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Auguste Abeil

ESTAING AOC.      @Eastaing

  • BLANC= Chenin Blanc, Mauzac
  • ROUGE= Fer, Gamay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- South-West France/ Massif Central, DEPARTMENT-Aveyron
    • VILLAGES– Estaing, Coubisou, Sebrazac
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley,  SLOPES/ Massif Central, +Alt.300 mt.
    • On~Lot~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Shale, Limestone, Sandstone
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

MARCILLAC AOC.     @Marcillac-Vallon

  • BLANC=             |   ROUGE= Fer Servadou
  • GEOGRAPHY- South-West France/ Massif Central
    • DEPARTMENT-Aveyron, COMMUNES-(11)-
  • TOPOGRAPHY-Rolling/ HillySLOPES/ Massif Central, +Alt.350 mt.-500 mt.
  • VITICULUTRE- 215 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Domaine du Cros, Laurens, Lionel Osmin & Cie

COTES De MILLAU AOC.       @Millau

  • BLANC= Chenin Blanc, Mauzac
  • ROUGE= Duras, Fer, Gamay, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- France, South-West France, DEPARTMENT-Aveyon
    • COMMUNES– (17)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Terraced/ Valley(Tarn)”
    • SLOPES/ Massif Central, +Alt.?,  On~Tarn~River~
  • VITICULTURE-haPlanted
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Limestone
    • Estate/ Producers- Cave des Vignerons des Gorges du Tarn

COTE ROANNAISE AOC.      @Roanne

  • BLANC= ?    |   ROUGE= Gamay
  • GEOGRAPHY- France, In Loire, In Massif Central, DEPARTMENT-Rhone-Alpes
    • COMMUNES-(14)-
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling”, SLOPES/ Massif Central, +Alt.?, On~Loire~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Volcanic, Granic, Basalt
  • VITICULTURE- 180 haPlanted
  • VINICULTUE- Rose,  Carbonic Maceration
    • Estate/ Producers- Robert Serol

COTES Du FOREZ AOC.     @Montbrison

  • BLANC=  ?       |   ROUGE= Gamay
  • GEOGRAPHY- France,  In Loire, In Massif Central, DEPARTMENT-Rhone-Alpe
    • COMMUNES– (17)
  • TOPOGRAHY- Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Monts du Forez, On~Loire~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Volcanic, Granic, Basalt
  • VITICULTURE- 120 haPlanted
  • VINICULTUE- Rose,  Carbonic Maceration
    • Estate/ Producers- Cave Verdier-Logel, Gilles Bonnefoy


Indication Geographique Protégée IGP. Massif Central

  • BLANC= Any White Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Massif Central.
  • ROUGE= Any Red Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Massif Central.
  • VITICULTURA- Wine Produced In MASSIF CENTRAL Non-Conforming to AOP.

PUY-De-DOME IGP.

  • GEOGRAPHY- France, REGION-Massif Central, DEPARTMENT-Puy-de-Dome

HAUTE-VIENNE IGP.

  • GEOGRAPHY- France, REGION-Massif Central, DEPARTMENT-Haute-Vienne

URFE IGP.

  • GEOGRAPHY- France, REGION-Massif Central,
    • DEPARTMENTLoire, Cotes du Forez, Cote Roannaise

VINS De La CORREZE IGP.

  • GEOGRAPHY- France, REGION-Massif Central, DEPARTMENT-Correze


🇫🇷FRANCELorraine


LORRAINE ISAOC.- 2       @

  • BLANC= Auxerrois Blanc, Muller-Thurgau, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Riesling
  • ROUGE= Aubin, Gamey, Pinot Noir

GEOGRAPHY– France(North-East), REGION-Lorraine, PROVINCES– Grand Est

  • DEPARTMENTS– Meurthe-Et-Moselle, Meuse, Moselle, Vosges
  • BORDERS-Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg
  • Sub-Zones/ AOC.’s- Cotes de Meuse, Cotes de Toul, Moselle

TOPOGRAPHY Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous

  • ON BASIN/ Paris,  On~Moselle/ Meurthe/ Meuse~Rivers~Tributaries~Rhine~River~

SOILS Metamorphic, Volcanic

CLIMATE Maritime With Continental Influences

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COTES De TOUL AOC.      @Toul

  • BLANC= Auxerrois, Muller-Thurgau
  • ROUGE= Aubin, Gamey, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(North-East), REGION-Lorraine, LATITUDE: 49° N
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 170mt.- 280mt.
  • SOILS- MetamorphicSedimentary, Jurassic Age(Clay, Limestone)
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE-  Still,  Sparkling
    • Estate/ Producers- Lelievre

MOSELLE AOC.     @

  • BLANC= Auxerrois Blanc, Muller-Thurgau, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Riesling
  • ROUGE= Gamay, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY- France(North-East), REGION-Lorraine, LATITUDE: 49°N
    • DEPARTMENT-Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, MUNICIPALITIES-(19)-
    • Sub-Zones- Sierck les Bains, Mets/ Pays Messin, Vic-sur-Seille
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ 250 mt., +Alt. ?,  IN BASIN/ Paris
    • On~Seille~Tributary~to~Moselle~River~
  • SOILS- MetamorphicSedimentaryLimestone, Marl
  • CLIMATE- “Continental With OceanicInfluence
  • VITICULTURE- ?   ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Molozay Chateau de Vaux

COTES De MEUSE IGP.      @Verdun

  • BLANC= Auxerrois, Muller-Thurgau
  • ROUGE= Aubin, Gamey, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY– France(North-East), REGION-Lorraine, LATITUDE: 49° N
    • DEPARTMENT-Meuse, MUNICIPALITIES-(15)-
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 260mt. – 350mt.
  • SOILS- MetamorphicSedimentary, Jurassic Age(Clay, Limestone)
  • CLIMATE- “Continental With OceanicInfluence
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE-  Still,  Sparkling
    • Estate/ Producers-


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