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Known for good quality red wines as well as sweet whites

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The wines grown around Bergerac cover an area of approximately 12,000 hectares and contain 13 appellations. 

Sited close to the Dordogne river, which assists with soil drainage, the region produces reds and both dry and sweet whites. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes are blended to produce the red wines - which tend to be more prevalent than whites. Sémillion, Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Gris and Muscadelle grapes are the most common in its white wines. The most famous wine in the region is probably the Monbazillac, producing sweet whites.


Map of the surrounding area