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saussignac

The small appellation is an enclave in the large area Bergerac in the winegrowing region Southwest France, Already in the Middle Ages, the Franciscan monk and poet François Rabelais (1494-1553) in his famous work "Gargantua and Pantugruel" the main character Pantagruel boasted this wine. The vineyards cover about 100 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities Gageac -et-Rouillac, Monestier, Razac de Saussignac and Saussignac. The sweet to sweet developed white wines are from the varieties Sémillon. Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle blended. Well-known producers are Château Court-les-Muts, Château de Miaudoux and Domaine de Richard.

Map of Bergerac with appellations (such as Saussignac)

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