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Bouches-du-Rhône

Department with the capital Marseille in the southeast of France on the Mediterranean coast in the region Provence, The prevailing appellations are Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence, which is located almost exclusively in Bouches-du-Rhône, and which spans the three departments of Alpes-Maritimes, Bouches-du-Rhône and var extending Cotes de Provence, In addition to a departmental IGP area Bouches-du-Rhône there is also the local IGP area Alpilles. Bouches-du-Rhône is also part of the large regional IGP area Méditerranée, The department is one of the largest country wine producers in France. 85% red wines and 10% rose wines are produced. They are made of varieties Cabernet Sauvignon. Carignan Noir, Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) Cinsault. Merlot and Syrah generated. Well-known producers are Château de Revelette, Domaine de l'Ile Saint-Pierre, Domaine de Lunard, Domaine de Trévallon, Domaine la Michelle, Mas de Rey and Villa Minna,

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