The red wine appellation 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 over 400 hectares of vineyards on south-facing slopes with loamy-sandy, interspersed by gravel and iron soils with underground weathered limestone. The long-lived reds must have 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.