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Vacqueyras AOC

Vacqueyras AOC

Description to Vacqueyras AOC

Area classified as appellation and cru in 1990 in the southern section of the wine-growing region Rhone, Before the survey, it was one of the communities in the area Cotes du Rhone-Villages who can add their name. The vineyards cover almost 1,200 hectares of vineyards and are located on the left bank of the Rhone in the municipalities of Vacqueyras and Sarrians in the department Vaucluse, Famous French lovers of red wine were the actress Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) and the Nobel Laureate in Literature Fréderic Mistral (1830-1914). The red and rosé wines are mainly made from the Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) Syrah, Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) and Cinsault blended. The white wines are made from the Grenache Blanc ( Garnacha Blanca ) Clairette. Bourboulenc. Clairette Blanche. Marsanne and Viognier produced. Well-known producers are Domaine de la Charbonniere, Domaine la Fourmone, Domaine la Garrigue, Jaboulet-Aîné, Domaine de la Monardière, Chateau de Montmirail, Domaine de Montvac, Chateau des Roques, Chateau des Tours u. Montirius,

Vineyards in the Vaqueyras area Image: By Phillip Capper - Flickr : Vaqueyras vineyards, Provence 1993 , CC BY 2.0 , Link

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currently 135 738 Wines and 22 897 Producers, including 1 541 classified producers.
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