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Bergerac & Duras Wine brings out its unique personality in an array of 5 colours and 17 AOPs (Protected Designation of Origin). With over 2000 years of history and AOPs that have celebrated their 80th birthdays, the Bergerac & Duras vineyard stands out for its sheer variety and premium wine to suit any occasion.
Monbazillac is the best-known sweet wine designation in the world. Monbazillac grapes are picked in stages to produce a very smooth sweet wine whose golden hue turns amber with age.
CÔTES DE MONTRAVEL / HAUT-MONTRAVEL
The Montravel vines stand proud in the land of the humanist philosopher Michel Eyquem de Montaigne. With 3 designations (Montravel, Côtes de Montravel, Haut-Montravel) and 4 colours (red, dry white, sweet and dessert), Montravel captures its terroir’s earthy freshness and finesse. As Montaigne said, “we do not drink, we kiss the glass and wine gives us a caress”.
This little-known but classic designation lies south west of Bergerac in line with the Monbazillac hillsides. Saussignac is made by 15 or so mainly organic producers. In line with the Monbazillac hillsides, the bountiful vines bring an outstanding sweet wine to life. Saussignac stands out for its full and rich flavour alongside its incredible balance of sugar and acidity.
CÔTES DE DURAS
Famous names have made Duras wine what it is. They include Pope Clement V and the Kings of England who reigned over the region for 300 years. The landscape switches between valleys, vineyards, woodlands and plum orchards. Côtes de Duras wine comes in 4 colours (dry white, sweet, rosé and red) in a wide variety: fruity or deep reds, very dry or sweet whites. Wine with personality and easy to pair.
CÔTES DE BERGERAC
Ausane was a consul, poet and wine lover who celebrated the standard and singularity of the land’s nectar. Vintages born on the banks of the Dordogne in 100 AD. The civilisations that appeared in Bergerac over the centuries each left their mark and made Bergerac wine what it is.
An outstanding terroir of south-facing light and acidic sandy soil produces golden and fruity grapes picked when ripe to make low-sugar sweet wine, bursting with freshness, fruity flavour and floral aromas.
Deep dark red wine comes from this thoughtful hill on the edge of Bergerac. Pécharmant wine is strong and smooth with a full-bodied flavour.
The perfect combination: subtle, complex and unique Just like their wine, Pécharmant winemakers stand out for their smooth and charming personalities.