Côtes Du Rhône Villages AOC

Côtes Du Rhône Villages AOC

Côtes-du-Rhône-Villages is a French wine Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) in the southern Rhône wine region of France. It is made up from a list of villages around the region which supposedly produces a high quality of wine. It is above the more generic Côtes-du-Rhône AOC but below appellations such as Châteauneuf-du-Pape or Vacqueyras. Red, white and rosé wine are all produced within the appellation and while being below the mentioned appellations, it is the second largest appellation in the Rhône, only surpassed by AOC Côtes-du-Rhône.

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Côtes Du Rhône Villages AOC - Grape Varieties
... A large number of varieties are allowed in the Côtes du Rhône Villages AOC ... In difference to Côtes du Rhône without the "Village" designation, the variety Marselan may not be used, the proportion of accessory grapes is restricted to 20% rather than 30%, and Blanc ...

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