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Département in the southeast France with the capital Bourges, which after the eponymous left tributary of the Loire is named. As with all 14 départements of the large Loire area, the name of the département may be the name of the regional IGP areaVal de Loire be added.

To 80% are white wines from the main varieties Sauvignon Blanc. Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc, as Grolleau Gris. Pinot Gris. Melon de Bourgogne. Fool Blanche and Arbois Blanc ( Menu Pineau ) pressed. The red and rosé wines are from the varieties Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Pinot Noir. Pineau d'Aunis and Merlot produced. The rosé wines are partly bright in the manner of a Vin gris also made from white grape varieties (Gris).

This comes from the oak forests around the capital Bourges Oak wood is used for production of Barrels used. The wood is considered fine-grained and yields wines with mild tannins,

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