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Ile de Beauté

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.

Ile de Beauté - Poggio-d'Oletta (Haute-Corse)

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.

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