Faugeres wine appellation in southern France

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Faugeres wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Faugeres is a wine appellation in southern France lying inland from Beziers including the communes of Autignac, Cabrerolles, Caussiniojouls, Faugères, Fos, Laurens and Roquessels. The appellation permits the production of red, rose and white wines.
The main grapes used for red wines here are Carignan and Cinsaut which can be used up to a maximum of 40% and 20% respectively. Other grape varieties permitted are Grenache, Lldoner Pelut, Mourvedre and Syrah.
White wines are vinified from Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne, Rolle (Vermentino), Clairette, Bourboulenc, Maccabeu and Carignan Blanc.

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