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Corsica wine information

Corsica island, off the French South coast, is affectionately called "L'île de beauté" (The beautiful island).

Of course, the wines produced on the island are generally delicious. Corsica offers subtle rosé and dry white wines.

Corsican wines must be drunk young, fresh, as aperitif or to accompany a light meal.

The best Corsican wines come from the coast.


The most basic information on the wines of Corsica are :

Location: Island in the Mediterranean Sea
Corsica region information
Size: 8,700 km2
Size of the vineyards: 7,200 hectares (18,000 acres)
Grapes in Cosica:

Red: Nieluccio, Sciacarello, etc
White: Vermentino, Chardonnay, etc
Corsica wine making

Production: 13 million bottles
Type of Wine:

Full body red wine
Light to medium body fruity red wine
Light and dry white wine
Dry rosé

Corsican Wine and food:

Red wine:
Grilled red meat


Corsica wine and food

Other pages about Corsica :
Wines in Corsica - Corsica wine information - Corse region information - Corsica wine making - Corsica wine and food - Buy Corsican wines - Corsica main page

Wines from Corsica :
Ajaccio - Patrimonio - Wines from Corsica

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