Buzet AOC

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Buzet is an Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) for wine in South West France, in the department of Lot-et-Garonne.

History[edit]

Originally known as Côtes de Buzet, it was a Vin Délimité de Qualité Supérieure from 1953, and was promoted to AOC status in 1973. In 1986, the name was changed from Côtes de Buzet to Buzet.

Geographic Location[edit]

Buzet's production area is spread across 1,800 hectares (4,400 acres) and is bordered by Garonne and the great Landes forest.

Wine production[edit]

Overview[edit]

The wine region stretches across 27 communes: Buzet-sur-Baïse.

Grape varieties[edit]

The following grape varieties are used:

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]


Bibliography[edit]

  • Periodical: Les amis des côtes-de-buzet, Tome I, no.1-9, Autumn 1963 to Autumn 1967, Buzet-sur-Baïse. Periodical: Les amis des côtes-de-buzet, Tome II, no.10-18, Spring 1968 to Autumn 1972, Buzet-sur-Baïse. Periodical: Les amis des côtes-de-buzet, Special Edition, no.19-20, Spring 1973 to Autumn 1973, Buzet-sur-Baïse.

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