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Vins d'Entraygues et du Fel

The appellation is located in the northeast of the region Southwest France in the Aveyron and, to a small extent, Cantal. The former VDQS area was classified as AOP in 2012. The viniculture goes back to the 9th century, the first vineyards were from the Benedictine monks created by Conques. The two-part area comprises 22 hectares of vineyards on terraced, south-facing steep slopes with a high proportion of slate from the valleys formed by the two rivers Lot and Truyère.

The first part covers eight hectares in the municipality of Entraygues-sur-Truyère, where mostly white wines are made Chenin Blanc and Mauzac Blanc be pressed. The second part is located in the Fel hill region a few kilometers away with the municipalities of Le Fel anduckievie and covers 14 hectares. Here mainly rosé and red wines from Mansois ( Fer ) Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Gamay. Négrette. Pinot Noir. Jurançon Noir and Mouyssaguès produced. Similar wines are found in the area adjacent to the south Vins d'Estaing generated.

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