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cairanne

Area classified as independent appellation and cru in 2018 in the department Vaucluse in the southern section of the wine-growing region Rhone, Before the survey, it was one of the communities in the area Cotes du Rhone-Villages who can add their name. Excavations with remains of Roman amphorae have ancient viticulture out. In the Middle Ages, the area was cultivated by the Catholic orders of the Templars and Johanniter. The vineyards are located on a chain of hills that stretches from the Prealps to the Rhone. They cover over 1,000 hectares of vineyards on reddish clay with sandstone and gravel. The red wines are mainly made from Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) Syrah and Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) blended. The white wines are mainly made from Clairette, Grenache Blanc ( Garnacha Blanca ) and Roussanne manufactured. Well-known producers are Domaine d'Aéria, Cave des Vignerons Réunis à Sainte-Cécile-les-Vignes, Domaine Ameillaud, Domaine Brusset, Domaine l'Oratoire Saint-Martin, Domaine Rabasse-Charavin and Domaine Richaud.

Vineyards in Cairanne
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