Pineau des Charentes wine appellation in the Charentes region of France

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Pineau des Charentes wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Pineau des Charentes is a wine appellation in the Charentes region of France where robust, fortified, sweet white wines and interesting roses are made from a broad range of grapes acroos a broad, rambling area of central France.
The iconic whites are made from grapes that are well known from Provence to the Loire and down to Bordeaux. The permitted varieties are Ugni Blanc, Colombard, Folle Blanche, Montils, Meslier, Saint François (known locally as Blanc Ramé), Jurançon Blanc, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot Blanc. The rose wines are made from Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
 
     
     
     


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