IGP area on the island Corsica; the name means "island of beauty". He belongs to the huge IGP area Méditerranée, The island is often shared with the approximately 160 kilometers west French wine-growing region Provence considered as a unit. The vineyards for IGP wines cover 3,200 hectares of vineyards, which is almost half of the stock. However, these provide around three quarters of the Corsican production.
By clearings of land, planting of international grape varieties and reduction of yield From the 2000s, the quality of IGP wines has improved. Around 35% produce red wines, 45% rosé wines and 20% white wines. For this purpose, all varieties permitted on the island can be used. The main red ones are Sciaccarello ( mammolo ) Aleatico. Barbarossa, Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) and Nielluccio ( Sangiovese ), the main whites are Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ) Vermentino and Biancu Gentile, Well-known producers include Cave Cooperative d'Aghione, Cave Cooperative d'Aleria, Cave Cooperative de la Marana, Clos Nicrosi, Domaine Boccheciampe, Domaine Comte Abbatucci and Domaine du Mont Saint-Jean.