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Classified as Cru (Top Appellation) area in the northern section of the Rhone on the right bank. It stretches for 50 kilometers from Condrieu in the north to Saint-Péray in the south. The vineyards cover about 900 hectares of vineyards in 26 municipalities in the two départements Ardèche and Loire. The center of Saint-Joseph is the town of Tournon, located on the banks of the Rhône opposite the Hermitage mountain. The wine was already appreciated by the French kings in the 16th century. He was also one of the favorite wines the French writer Victor Hugo (1802-1885), the creator of the novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".
The red wine is going out Syrah with a maximum of 10% of the two white varieties Marsanne and Roussanne and the white wine from the varieties Roussanne and Marsanne pressed. The wines are similar to those of the Appellation Hermitage, Well-known producers are Chapoutier, Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Pierre Coursodon, Yves Cuilleron, Delas Frères, Philippe Faury, Pierre Gaillard, Bernard Gripa, Jean-Louis Grippat, Jaboulet-Aîné and Tardieu-Laurent.