Appellations of Southern Rhône

Cairanne AOC

Cairanne is a relatively new appellation having broken away from the the Côtes du Rhône AOC in 2016. It produces red, rosé and white wines.

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC

Châteauneuf-du-Pape is one of France’s most recognised red wines. Produced from a blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre and up to fifteen others, the wines are often big, robust and full bodied but with the potential to age and improve for many years from the vintage.

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Vacqueyras AOC

Vacqueyras is predominantly a red wine appellation in the Southern Rhône. Created in 1990, it produces soft, plummy wines from Grenache. In some areas it reaches 440m and in good years vineyards at this altitude can provide interesting aromatic complexity. Vacqueyras is often compared to nearby Gigondas in style.

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Vinsobres AOC

Vinsobres is one of the exciting villages of the Côtes du Rhône and is appreciated for its red wines from Grenache, Syrah and/or Mourvèdre, planted on the undulating hills that characterise the area. It was granted its own appellation in 2005.

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