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Vins d'Entraygues et du Fel

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

The area actually consists of two parts. The first covers eight hectares in the municipality of Entraygues-sur-Truyère . Here mainly white wines from Chenin Blanc and Mauzac are pressed. The second part is located in the hills Fel a few kilometers away with the two municipalities of Le Fel and Viellevie and covers 14 hectares. Here are mainly rosé and red wines from Mansois (Fer), Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Gamay, Négrette, Pinot Noir, Jurançon and Mouyssaguès produced. Very similar wines are in the south adjacent area Vins d'Estaing produced.

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