AOC Côtes du Marmandais is located to the west of the department of the Lot-et-Garonne, in the continuation of the Entre Deux Mers and Graves districts. The Côtes du Marmandais soil varies from one side of the valley to the other, presenting mainly gravely soils and limestone molasse. Established on well-drained, perfectly exposed slopes the vineyards are very well suited to the cultivation of the noble grape varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Abouriou, Malbec, Syrah, and Fer-Servadou for reds and rosés, and Sauvignon and Sémillon for the whites.
By their warmly accent, their aromatic delicacy and their generosity, the Côtes du Marmandais are in perfect harmony with the numerous treasures of the regional gastronomy. Recognized by a VDQS appellation in 1955, the Côtes du Marmandais enter the AOC renowned family in 1990. An appellation which at last establishes the country high quality, types of vine selection and wine growers’ know-how.
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