Tursan VDQS wine appellation in the South West France region of France

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Tursan wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Tursan is a wine appellation in the South West France region of France covering 38 communes in the départements of Landes and one lonely one (Segos) in the Gers. The appellation permits the production of red, rose and white wines. Grapes ripen slowly here in the foothills of the Pyrenees.
The red wines are made from Tannat and Cabernet Franc which must each comprise at least 30% of the blend and are supplemented by Cabernet Sauvignon and Fer.
White wines are made from the Barroque grape which must comprise at least 30% of the blend. It is supplemented by Petit and Gros Manseng which can together comprise 50% and Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc.
 
     
     
     


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