Savoie

Definition

Wine

  • a wine-producing area in eastern France, near the border with Switzerland, that produces dry white, red and rosé wines. It contains several AOCs. The Vin de Savoie AOC produces mostly white wine from Jacquère grapes and red wine from Gamay and Mondeuse grapes. sparkling white wine is produced in the Vin de Savoie mousseux AOC and the Roussette de Savoie AOC produces dry white wine from Altesse (Roussette) grapes.
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