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Sarragachies

Community in the Gers department in the Gascogne in Southwest France, Here is within the area Cotes de Saint-Mont a very special vineyard with the profane name USR 205. Vines over 200 years old are planted on an area of only 20 ares. they are ungrafted, that means they stand ennobled on their own feet, because due to the mostly sandy bottom they also have them phylloxera survived unscathed in the 19th century and are in their original condition. There are 20 different grape varieties here, 7 of which have not yet been identified. You are not like today Rows of vines, but as usual, planted "in the square". The Regional Commission for Heritage and Places of Interest (CRPS) in the Midi-Pyrénées region was the first to give this vineyard the title of a historical monument.

Common Sarragachies - vineyard with old vines

Since 2002, the local community “Plaimont Producteurs” has been operating an open-air museum at several locations under the name “Conservatoire ampélographique”. There will be a total of 116 varieties of the oldest parcels of appellations Cotes de Gascogne. Cotes de Saint-Mont. Madiran and Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh observed. 60 varieties are particularly monitored. Of these, 27 varieties were still known and some of them were also used by individual winegrowers, but 33 could only be added DNA analysis be identified. A total of 12 probably very much Old Vines are completely unknown.

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