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Pecharmant

The appellation for red wines is an enclave within the large area Bergerac in Southwest France, It includes the municipalities Bergerac with the eponymous district Pécharmant (with the hill Péch), Creysse, Lembras and Saint-Sauveur in the department Dordogne with the river of the same name. The oceanic climate is characterized by heavy rainfall in spring and late autumn, hot and dry summers and mild winters. The vineyards cover more than 400 hectares of vineyards on south-facing slopes with loamy, sandy soils interspersed with gravel and iron with limestone weathered underground. The long-lived red wines must be made from at least three of the four approved varieties Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cot and Merlot be blended. Well-known producers are Château Champarel, Domaine de Cros, Château les Grangettes, Domaine du Haut-Pécharmant, Château Terre Vieille and Château Tiregand.

Map of Bergerac with appellations (such as Pécharmant)
Map: Von Cyril5555 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

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