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Cotes du Forez

The appellation is located around the city of Boën-sur-Lignon east of the area Saint-Pourçain at the top of the Loire in central France. It was classified as VDQS in 1955 and AOC in 2001. The vineyards cover 200 hectares of vines in 21 municipalities. The red and rosé wines are made from Gamay (similar to that Beaujolais ) produced.

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