Costieres de Nimes wine appellation in southern France

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Costieres de Nimes wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Costieres de Nimes is a wine appellation in southern France radiating south and east from the city of Nimes. It covers 24 communes in the Gard département. Red, rose and white wines are permitted in the appellation.
Red and rose wines are vinified from Grenache (which must comprise at least 25%), Syrah and Mourvedre (which together must comprise 20%), Carignan (which must not exceed 40%) and Cinsaut (which also must not exceed 40%).
White wines are vinified from Grenache blanc, Bourboulenc, Clairette, Ugni blanc (a maximum of 30%), Marsanne, Roussanne, Maccabéo and Rolle (Vermentino).
 
     
     
     


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