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Large appellation in the south of the French wine region Rhone, The vineyards cover 7,900 hectares of vines in 95 municipalities in the four departments Ardèche (4 municipalities), Drôme (17) Gard (33) and Vaucluse (41). Mostly red, but also rosé and white wines are marketed under this name. Opposite the regional appellation Cotes du Rhone (which also includes parts of the northern section) there are much stricter regulations. For example, this is a maximum of 45 hl / ha earnings, at least 12% vol alcohol content and precise regulations regarding the approved varieties, At the Côtes du Rhône-Villages with details of the municipality, there are even stricter regulations such as a maximum of 42 hl / ha yield.
The red wine is made from at least 50% Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ), at least 20% Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) and or Syrah, as well as a maximum of 20% of other red varieties approved for Côtes du Rhône. Up to 20% of the approved white varieties can be used for rosé. The white wine is made from at least 80% Grenache Blanc ( Garnacha Blanca ) Clairette Blanche. Marsanne. Roussanne. Bourboulenc and Viognier, as well as a maximum of 20% of other white varieties approved for Côtes du Rhône.
Well-known producers in the large area are Domaine Alary, Domaine La Bastide Saint Dominique. Domaine Brusset, Domaine de Cabasse, Domaine le Clos des Cazaux, Domaine du Coriancon, Domaine de la Costechaude, Domaine de Cristia, Domaine Delubac, Domaine de Deurre, Domaine Durban, Dom. de la Fuzière, Château la Gardine, Domaine de la Grangeneuve, Florimond Lambert, Domaine du Lindas, Domaine Pélaquié, Domaine de Piaugier, Château Redortier, Domaine Richaud, Domaine St-Anne and Château Signac.