Streched over 480 hectares, the Fiefs Vendéens appellation is divided into four appellations: Vins de Mareuil (320 ha), Vins de Brem (110 ha), Vins de Vix (30 ha) and Vins de Pissotte (20 ha).
Vins de Mareuil are made in majority from Gamay, Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir without forgetting the Négrette variety which give lively wines with a fruity nose. The blending of Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay give generous white wines.
Vins de Brem are produced from the Grolleau Gris and the Chenin Blanc, these wines are limpid and fresh. The blending of Pinot Noir, Gamay and Cabernet Franc give light rosé wines and sometimes powerful red wines.
Vins de Vix and Pissotte are more confidential, these wines are generous with distinctive aromas produced from the Sauvignon Blanc (Vix) and the Melon de Bourgogne (Pissotte) in addition to the same grape varieties as the other appellations.
In general, the red wines are powerful and the rosés wines distinctive depending on the blending. The white wines are light and fresh.
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