The after the birthplace of the same name Napoleon
(1769-1821) named appellation lies on the west coast of the French island Corsica
in the department of Corse-du-Sud. The vineyards cover 200 hectares of vineyards on slopes on weathered granite traversed clay soil on a granite base. They are located in 36 municipalities semi-circular around the Gulf of Ajaccio and the Gulf of Sagone. The mainly produced red wines and rosé wines will total at least 60% Barbarossa
, Nielluccio Sangiovese
, Sciaccarello = mammolo
(to 40%) and the white variety Malvoisie de Corse / Vermentinu ( Vermentino
), and a...