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Comté Tolosan

One of the six major regional IGP areas for the production of land wines in France, The other five are Atlantique. Comtés of Rhodania. Méditerranée. Pays d'Oc and Val de Loire, It is located in the southwest and includes the 12 départements Ariège, Aveyron, Cantal, Gers, Haute-Garonne, Hautes-Pyrénées, Landes, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Tarn and Tarn-et-Garonne. The County of Toulouse, which existed until 1271, was a feudal territory and included part of it. The area is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, Spain in the south, Languedoc-Roussillon in the east and Bordeaux in the North. The name Comté Tolosan may be added to the narrower geographical names Bigorre, Cantal, Coteaux et Terrasses de Montauban, Haute-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Tarn-et-Garonne. Other standalone IGP areas are Aveyron, Cotes de Gascogne. Cotes du Tarn, Gers and lavilledieu, Here is also the AOC area Armagnac,

Vineyards in the IGP area Comté Tolosan - Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Most vineyards are located in the center along the Garonne, In the west there is a relatively humid, maritime climate and towards the east mediterranes climate with dry and hot summers in front. On the left bank of the Garonne are mainly white wines, produced on the right bank of the Garonne, especially red and rosé wines. The most important red wines are Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cot. Duras. Gamay. Tannat. Merlot and Négrette, The most important white wines are Chardonnay. Chenin BlancColombard. Len de l'El. Gros Manseng. Petit Manseng. Mauzac Blanc. Muscadelle and Sauvignon Blanc, Well-known producers are Cave de Crouseilles, Domaine de Baudare, Labastide-de-Levis, Producteurs Plaimont and Ribonnet.

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