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Departments of 

"Central" SW France?

Lot

Tarn

Haut Garonne

Lot et Garonne

Tarn et Garonne

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AOP of

Central SW France

[north-south]

CCC-BB-GG-FS
Certain Cancerous Cells,
Being Benign Grow Greatly.
Fucking Sucks!

Cotes du Marmandais
(Bdx blended Red, White, & Rosé)

Cahors
(sole AOP of Lot dept.)
70% min Côt

Coteaux du Quercy
(Red & Rosé only!)
40-60% Cab Franc

Buzet
(Bdx blended Red, White, & Rosé)

Brulhois
(Red & Rosé only)
70% min Bdx + Tannat

Gaillac
(Rd, W, Rs, Swt, Spk-W)
(only AOP in this area for sweet wines)
-makes trad. meth. Spk-

Gaillac Premieres Cotes
(dry white only!)
-Mauzac based-

Fronton
(Red & Rosé only!)
50% min Negrette

Saint Sardos
(Red & Rosé only!)
40% min Syrah + 20% min Tannat

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What AOP of Central SW France produce 

Red & Rosé only?

Coteaux du Quercy AOP
(Cab Franc based)

Brulhois AOP
(Cab Franc / Merlot / Tannat)

Fronton AOP
(40% min Negrette)

Saint Sardos AOP
(Syrah based)

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What AOP of Central SW France produce 

Red only?

Cahors AOP
(70% min Cot)

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What AOP of Central SW France produce 

Primeur wines?

Gaillac AOP
(Red - White)

White
50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

Red
100% Gamay

Note:
- Reds have a different varietal composition for non-primeur wines...

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What AOP of Central SW France produce 

White only?

Gaillac Premieres Cotes AOP
(dry only)

50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

50% Max combined:
Sauv Blanc, Ondenc

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What AOP of Central SW France produce 

Sweet wines?

Gaillac AOP
(Doux - VT)

Doux
50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

204 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

VT
50% min combined:
Len de l'El + Odenc

280 g/l min Must Weight
100 g/l min RS

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Cotes du Marmandais AOP

{Central SW France}

Red - White - Rose
Dry

~10% min ABV~

White
70% min combined:
Sauv Blanc + Sauv Gris

30% Max combined:
Semillon + Muscadelle

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

Red - Rose
50-85% min combined:
Cab Sauv, Cab Franc, Merlot

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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Cahors AOP

{Central SW France}

Red Only!!
70% min Cot
plus+
Merlot, Tannat

~60 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

*released 3/15

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Coteaux du Quercy AOP

{Central SW France}

Red - Rose
Dry

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Rose
40-90% Cab Franc

Red
40-70% Cab Franc

25% Max each:
Cot, Merlot, Tannat

10% Max Gamay

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Buzet AOP

{Central SW France}

Red - White - Rose
Dry

~55 hl/ha~

White
Semillon, Sauv Blanc,
Sauv Gris, Muscadelle

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

Red - Rose
Cab Sauv, Cab Franc, Cot, Merlot

~55 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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Brulhois AOP

{Central SW France}

Red - Rose
Dry

50% min combined:
Cab Franc, Merlot, Tannat
(none more than 70%)

Rose
2 varietal minimum

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Red
3 varietal minimum

~60 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

*released 4/30

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Fronton AOP

{Central SW France}

Red - Rose
Dry

40% min Negrette

Rose
~55 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Red
~50 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

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Saint Sardos AOP

{Central SW France}

Red - Rose
Dry

Syrah & Tannat

plus+
Cab Franc & Merlot

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Rose
Syrah must be more than any
other varietal in the blend.
Blend must include Tannat.

Red
60% min Syrah + Tannat
(80% Max Syrah)

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Gaillac Premieres Cotes AOP

{Central SW France}

Dry White Only!

50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

50% Max combined:
Sauv Blanc, Ondenc

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

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Gaillac AOP

{Central SW France}

Red - White - Rose - Mousseux

White
Sec - Doux - VT
(can be Primeur)

Sec
50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Doux
same varietals as Sec

~45 hl/ha~
~12.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

204 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

VT
50% min combined:
Len de l'El + Odenc

~25 hl/ha~
~17% min ABV~
{11% actual}

280 g/l min Must Weight
100 g/l min RS

Red - Rose
(red can be Primeur - 100% Gamay)

50% min combined:
Syrah, Duras, Fer

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~
(10.5% min ABV for Rouge Primeur)


Mousseux
Sec - Doux - Ancestrale

Sec
Methode Traditional
Same varietals as Blanc

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~

*9 months min on lees
3.5 min atmospheres

50 g/l Max RS

Mousseux Doux
Methode Traditional
Same varietals as Blanc

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~
{7% actual}

178 g/l min Must Weight
50 g/l min RS

Method Ancestrale
Mauzac + Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~
{8% actual}

*2 months min on lees
3 min atmospheres

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Gaillac (blanc) AOP

White
Sec - Doux - VT
(can be Primeur)

Sec
50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Doux
same varietals as Sec

~45 hl/ha~
~12.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

204 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

VT
50% min combined:
Len de l'El + Odenc

~25 hl/ha~
~17% min ABV~
{11% actual}

280 g/l min Must Weight
100 g/l min RS

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Gaillac (blanc sec) AOP

White
Sec - Doux - VT
(can be Primeur)

Sec
50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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Doux
same varietals as Sec

~45 hl/ha~
~12.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

204 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

VT
50% min combined:
Len de l'El + Odenc

~25 hl/ha~
~17% min ABV~
{11% actual}

280 g/l min Must Weight
100 g/l min RS

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Gaillac (blanc doux) AOP

White
Sec - Doux - VT
(can be Primeur)

Doux
50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~45 hl/ha~
~12.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

204 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

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Sec
same varietals as Doux

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

VT
50% min combined:
Len de l'El + Odenc

~25 hl/ha~
~17% min ABV~
{11% actual}

280 g/l min Must Weight
100 g/l min RS

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Gaillac (blanc VT) AOP

White
Sec - Doux - VT
(can be Primeur)

VT
50% min combined:
Len de l'El + Odenc

~25 hl/ha~
~17% min ABV~
{11% actual}

280 g/l min Must Weight
100 g/l min RS

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Sec
50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Doux
same varietals as Sec

~45 hl/ha~
~12.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

204 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

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Gaillac (rose) AOP

Rose

50% min combined:
Syrah, Duras, Fer

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

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Gaillac (rouge) AOP

Red
(can be Primeur - 100% Gamay)

50% min combined:
Syrah, Duras, Fer

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~
(10.5% min ABV for Primeur)

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Gaillac (mousseux) AOP

Mousseux
Sec - Doux - Ancestrale

Sec
Methode Traditional

50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~

*9 months min on lees
3.5 min atmospheres

50 g/l Max RS

Mousseux Doux
Methode Traditional
Same varietals as Blanc

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~
{7% actual}

178 g/l min Must Weight
50 g/l min RS

Method Ancestrale
Mauzac + Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~
{8% actual}

*2 months min on lees
3 min atmospheres

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Gaillac (mousseux sec) AOP

Mousseux
Sec - Doux - Ancestrale

Sec
Methode Traditional

50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~

*9 months min on lees
3.5 min atmospheres

50 g/l Max RS

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Mousseux Doux
Methode Traditional
Same varietals as Blanc

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~
{7% actual}

178 g/l min Must Weight
50 g/l min RS

Method Ancestrale
Mauzac + Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~
{8% actual}

*2 months min on lees
3 min atmospheres

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Gaillac (mousseux doux) AOP

Mousseux
Sec - Doux - Ancestrale

Mousseux Doux
Methode Traditional
Same varietals as Blanc

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~
{7% actual}

178 g/l min Must Weight
50 g/l min RS

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Sec
Methode Traditional

50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~

*9 months min on lees
3.5 min atmospheres

50 g/l Max RS

Method Ancestrale
Mauzac + Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~
{8% actual}

*2 months min on lees
3 min atmospheres

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Gaillac (mousseux ancestrale) AOP

Mousseux
Sec - Doux - Ancestrale

Method Ancestrale
Mauzac + Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~
{8% actual}

*2 months min on lees
3 min atmospheres

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Sec
Methode Traditional

50% min combined:
Len de l'El, Muscadelle,
Mauzac, Mauzac Rose

~60 hl/ha~
~9% min ABV~

*9 months min on lees
3.5 min atmospheres

50 g/l Max RS

Mousseux Doux
Methode Traditional
Same varietals as Blanc

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~
{7% actual}

178 g/l min Must Weight
50 g/l min RS

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What is the min Must Weight & RS of

Gaillac (blanc doux) AOP?

{Central SW FRANCE}

White Doux
204 g/l min Must Weight
45 g/l min RS

~45 hl/ha~
~12.5% min ABV~
{10% actual}

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What is the min Must Weight & RS of

Gaillac (blanc VT) AOP?

{Central SW FRANCE}

White VT
280 g/l min Must Weight
100 g/l min RS

~25 hl/ha~
~17% min ABV~
{11% actual}

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What is the min Must Weight & RS of

Gaillac (mousseaux doux AOP?

{Central SW FRANCE}

Mousseux Doux
178 g/l min Must Weight
50 g/l min RS

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~
{7% actual}

*9 months aging
3.5 atmospheres