Cotes du Vivarais VDQS wine appellation in the Côtes du Rhône region of France

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Cotes du Vivarais wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Cotes du Vivarais wine appellation in the Rhone region of France straddling the départements of Ardeche and Gard.
The appellation covers the communes of Orgnac, Saint-Montan, Saint-Remèze, Lagorce, Vinezac, Gras, Larnas, Bidon and La Bastide-de-Virac in the Ardeche and Barjac, Issirac, St-Privat-de-Champclos, Montclus and Le Garn in the Gard.
Red wines must comprise at least 30% of Grenache Noir and at least 40% of Syrah. Carignan and Cinsaut can also be included but must each not be more than 10% of the blend. White wines have more than 50% of Grenache blanc and can include both Clairette and Marsanne.
 
     
     
     


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