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Floc de Gascogne

The classified as AOC Vin de liqueur will be in the area Armagnac ( Southwest France ) produced. The must of the white variant will be out Colombard. Gros Manseng and (together at least 70%, but no variety more than 50%) Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ), such as Baroque. Folle Blanche. Petit Manseng. Mauzac Blanc. Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon generated. The must of the rosé variety is out Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and a maximum of 50% Tannat won. 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 one alcohol content from 17% vol. After that, the must Fortified at least nine months (not necessarily in barrels) and may not be put on the market before 1 September of the year following the harvest. Similar French products are Macvin du Jura and Pineau des Charentes,

Floc de Gascogne - two bottles / brands

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