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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)
  • PROVENCES: (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 “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

SOILSMetamorphic”, ”Volcanic“, “Sedimentary“, Crystalline Rocks(Granite, Gneiss, Schist), Limestone



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CHATEAUMEILLANT AOC.      @Chateaumeillant

  • BLANC= Pinot Gris   |   ROUGE= Gamay, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY– French(Interior), REGION-Massif Central, DEPARTMENTS-Indre & Cher
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”, SLOPES/ 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– “Rolling”, On~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”, +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– Domaine 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/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ 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
  • VINICULTUERose,  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
  • VINICULTUERose,  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,
    • DEPARTMENT– Loire, 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, PROVENCES– Grand Est

  • DEPARTMENTS– Meurthe-Et-Moselle, Meuse, Moselle, Vosges
  • BORDERS– Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg

TOPOGRAPHY “Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous”

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

SOILSMetamorphic”, ”Volcanic

CLIMATEMaritime” With ”Continental” Influences


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= Metamorphic”, “Sedimentary”, 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, DEPARTMENT– Moselle
    • LATITUDE: 49* ‘N’
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. ?,  On~Moselle~River~
  • SOILS= Metamorphic”, “Sedimentary”, Limestone, Marl
  • CLIMATE=Continental
  • VITICULTURE– ?   ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Molozay Chateau de Vaux


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