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Cotes du Marmandais wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Cotes du Marmandais is a wine appellation in the South West region of France permitting the production of red, rose and white wines. It gets its name from the village of Marmande.
The appellation covers 27 communes of which 18 are on the right bank of the Garonne River around Beaupuy and 9 on the left bank surrounding Cocumont.
The main permitted red grape varieties are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot supported by Abouriou, Malbec, Fer, Gamay and Syrah. The main varieties are limited to 75% of the blend with the supporting varieties limited to 50%.
The main white wine varieties are Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Gris supported by Muscadelle and Semillon.
Look for the wines of star performer Elian Da Ros.
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