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Description to Ventoux AOC
The appellation, named after the 1,912 meter high Mont Ventoux, is located in the southern section of the wine-growing region Rhone, Up to the 2008 vintage, the name was Côtes du Ventoux (the reason for the renaming is the more unambiguous identification for the consumer). The area was elevated to VDQS in 1951 and finally to AOC in 1973. The vineyards cover around 7,700 hectares of vineyards in 51 municipalities on the left bank of the Rhône in the department Vaucluse between Vaison-la-Romaine in the north and Apt in the south. Winegrowing existed here as early as the first century BC. BC, which is evidenced by excavations at Mazan. In the Middle Ages the quality standards were raised by the large monasteries, especially during the presence of the Popes in Avignon from 1309 to 1414. The wine was also delivered to the French royal families.