Fitou wine appellation in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France

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Fitou wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Fitou is a wine appellation in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France based around the villages of Tuchan and Fitou and covering the communes of Cascastel-des-Corbières, Caves, Fitou, Leucate, La Palme, Paziols, Treilles, Tuchan and Villeneuve-les-Corbières. Dark, red wines are produced here.
The permitted grape varieties are Carignan, Grenache, Mourvedre and Syrah with Lladoner also being permitted. Carignan must comprise at least 30% of the blend and Carignan, Grenache and Lladoner together must exceed 70%. Grenache and Lladoner together must exceed 30% and Syrah and Mourvedre must exceed 10%.
 
     
     
     


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