Department in the southeast France with the capital Bourges, which after the left tributary of the same name of the Loire is named. As with all 14 departments of the large Loire area, the name of the department can be the name of the regional one IGP areaVal de Loire be added.
80% of white wines are made from the main varieties Sauvignon Blanc. Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc, such as Grolleau Gris. Pinot gris. Melon de Bourgogne. Folle Blanche and Arbois Blanc ( Menu Pineau ) pressed. The red and rosé wines are made from the varieties Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Pinot Noir. Pineau d'Aunis and Merlot produced. The rosé wines are sometimes light in the manner of a Vin gris also made from white wines (gris).