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Description to Ventoux AOC
Named after the 1,912 meter high Mont Ventoux appellation located in the southern section of the winegrowing region Rhone, Until the year 2008, the name was Côtes du Ventoux (the reason for the renaming is the clearer identification for the consumer). The area was promoted to VDQS in 1951 and finally to AOC in 1973. The vineyards cover approximately 7,700 hectares of vineyards in 51 communities on the left bank of the Rhône in the Département Vaucluse between Vaison-la-Romaine in the north and Apt in the south. Viticulture existed here already in the first century BC. Chr., Which is evidenced by excavations at Mazan. In the Middle Ages, the quality standard was raised by the great monasteries especially during the presence of the popes in Avignon from 1309 to 1414. The wine was also delivered to the French royal family.