Cotes du Roussillon-Villages wine appellation in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France

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Cotes du Roussillon-Villages wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Cotes du Roussillon-Villages wine appellation in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France lying inland along the valley of the river Agly from a line drawn from Opoul through Rivesaltes to Saint-Esteve and covering 32 communes. It is a red wine only appellation.
The grape varieties permitted are Carignan, Grenache, Lladonner pelut, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Maccabeu. Carignan must comprise less than 60% and Syrah and Mourvedre combined must comprise more than 30%. At least three grape varieties must be used.
Four villages are permitted to append their names to the appellation. These are Latour-de-France, Lesquerde, Caramany and Tautavel.
 
     
     
     


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