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AOPs of Pays Nantais

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Coteaux d'Ancenis AOP
Fiefs Vendéens AOP
Gros Plant du Pays Nantais AOP
Muscadet AOP
Muscadet Coteaux de la Loire AOP
Muscadet Côtes de Grandlieu AOP
Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine AOP

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Coteaux d'Ancenis AOP

Blanc: 100% Pinot Gris
Rosé: 100% Gamay
Rouge: 100%
Gamay
Varietal-Labeled "Malvoisie": 100% Pinot Gris

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"Malvoisie"?

100% Pinot Gris

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Coteaux d'Ancenis AOP Blanc?

Medium Dry!!

100% Pinot Gris
20-40 g/l
11.5%

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Fiefs Vendéens AOP?

Blanc:
Principal Variety (Min. 60%): Chenin Blanc
Complementary Varieties (Min. 10% combined):
Rosé:
Principal Varieties (Min. 80%): Gamay and Pinot Noir
Rouge:
Principal Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Négrette, Pinot Noir

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Fiefs Vendéens AOP sub zones?

Brem, Chantonnay, Mareuil, Pissotte, Vix

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Gros Plant du Pays Nantais AOP?

Blanc: Min. 70% Folle Blanche (Gros Plant); plus Montils and a max. 10% Colombard

Blanc "Sur Lie"

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Muscadet AOP?

Blanc: 100% Melon de Bourgogne
Blanc Nouveau/Primeur
Blanc "Sur Lie"

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Muscadet Coteaux de la Loire AOP?

Blanc: 100% Melon de Bourgogne
"Sur Lie" (must be vintage-dated)

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Muscadet Côtes de Grandlieu AOP?

Blanc: 100% Melon de Bourgogne
"Sur Lie"

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Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine AOP?

Blanc: 100% Melon de Bourgogne
"Sur Lie" (wines labeled by subzone may not include "sur lie" on the label)



Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine: 10%
Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine (with subzone designation): 11%

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Élevage for Subzones in Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine AOP?

Le Pallet: Wines must be aged on their fine lees until at least April 1 of the second year following the harvest

Gorges and Clisson: Wines must be aged on their fine lees until at least November 1 of the second year following the harvest

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Principal Soils of Subzones in Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine AOP?

Clisson: Granite
Gorges: Clay and gabbro (igneous rock)
Le Pallet: Gneiss, quartz, and gabbro