Châteaumeillant

Appears in

Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Châteaumeillant, small, isolated aoc in central France around the town of Châteaumeillant between st pourçain and touraine (see map under france). Mainly Gamay with some Pinot Noir and a little Pinot Gris produce red and vin gris from fewer than 100 ha/250 acres of volcanic soils. One co-operative dominates production.