France is one of the main producers of white wine. In all regions where red wine is grown, so is white. Some regions have even made it their specialty, for example the famous Picpoul de Pinet du Languedoc with its recognizable large elongated bottle.
White wine is produced from many grape varieties, including the best known such as: Chardonnay, Sauvignon and Grenache Blanc. Among the grape varieties grown in Languedoc, you will also find Bourboulenc, Roussanne, Marsanne, Vermentino (Rolle) or Gewürztraminer.
Each grape variety skilfully chosen and blended creates the uniqueness of each white wine.
Generally, white wine is obtained from white-skinned grapes, which explains its particular color, among other things. It is produced with vinification
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