Clairette De Bellegarde wine appellation in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France

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Clairette de Bellegarde wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Clairette de Bellegarde is a small wine appellation in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France where interesting white wines are produced using only the Clairette grape variety. This is an unusual appellation as it is one of very few that is confined to just one commune.
It lies within the Costerie de Nimes appellation (although it has existed for longer having been created in 1952) and derives its name from the grape from which the wine is produced and the commune where it is produced, namely Bellegarde.
The yield restrictions are quite lenient at 60 hl/ha.
Being such a small appellation there is literally just a handful of producers here including the Mas Carlot.
 
     
     
     


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