Pécharmant AOC is a red wine from a ‘pech’ or hill crossed by four communes (listed below) north-east of the town of Bergerac of South West France. Pécharmant is the most easterly AOC in the Bergerac region and produces what is considered the latter’s most age-worthy red.
Vineyard area & wine production: 2002 15,113hl from around 409ha (Guide Hachette des Vins 2004, p.852).
Communes: Bergerac. | Creysse. | Lembras. | Saint-Sauveur.
Terroir: On a ‘pech’ or hill. Iron-rich pebbly-sandy gravel over a limestone base.