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Floc de Gascogne

The classified as AOC Vin de liqueur will be in the area Armagnac ( Southwest France ) produced. The white must is produced from Colombard, Gros Manseng and Ugni Blanc (together at least 70%, but no more than 50%), as well as Baroque, Folle Blanche, Petit Manseng, Mauzac, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. The must of the rosé variety is made from Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Tannat (the latter maximum 50%). The yield is limited to a maximum of 60 hl / ha, the must must contain at least 170 g / l of sugar. The fermentation of the must is made by adding Armagnac (at least 52% vol) stopped, the final product has an alcohol content of 17% vol. Thereafter, the liqueur wine must rest for at least nine months (not necessarily in cask) and must not be put on the market before 1 September of the year after the harvest. Similar French products are Macvin du Jura and Pineau des Charentes,

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