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Périgord, France

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Region Profile

Périgord, France

Périgord, located in the southwest of France, is celebrated for its picturesque countryside, medieval towns, and culinary delights. In recent years, the region has also gained recognition for its commitment to natural winemaking. With its diverse soils, including limestone, clay, and gravel, Périgord offers an ideal terroir for sustainable viticulture. Natural winemakers in the region prioritize organic and biodynamic farming methods, cultivating indigenous grape varieties such as Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec with minimal intervention. By eschewing chemical additives and focusing on natural fermentation, they produce wines that reflect the unique character of the land. Périgord's natural wines are known for their elegance, complexity, and expression of fruit flavors, with Merlot offering velvety texture and ripe berry notes, Cabernet Franc contributing aromatic complexity and structure, and Malbec adding depth and spice. As the demand for authentic and terroir-driven wines continues to grow, Périgord remains a key contributor to France's natural wine movement, offering a taste of its rich cultural heritage and passion for quality winemaking with every bottle.

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Natural Wine from France

In France, the birthplace of modern winemaking, the natural wine movement is both a return to tradition and a bold step forward. From the storied vineyards of Bordeaux to the rolling hills of Burgundy and beyond, French winemakers are rediscovering the wisdom of their ancestors by embracing organic and biodynamic farming practices. In regions like the Loire Valley and Beaujolais, natural wine has become a way of life, with producers prioritizing minimal intervention in the cellar to let the true expression of the grapes and terroir shine through. This commitment to authenticity and sustainability resonates with a new generation of wine lovers seeking wines that reflect a sense of place and a respect for nature. As France's natural wine movement continues to gain momentum, it reaffirms the country's status as a global leader in wine culture, blending centuries-old tradition with a spirit of innovation and exploration.