The wines produced: Ajaccio

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Some of Corsica’s highest vineyards are in this extensive zone on the west coast which produces mainly red and rosé wines from 14 producers with a total of 260 ha. Sciacarellu is the grape variety typical of the appellation and yields are set at 45 hl/ha. Domaine Peraldi, which overlooks the Bay of Ajaccio, is one of the best producers.