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cairanne

In 2018 as a separate Appellation and Cru classified area in the department Vaucluse in the southern section of the winegrowing region Rhone, Before the survey, she was one of the municipalities of the area Côtes du Rhône-Villages who are allowed to add their name. Excavations with remains of Roman amphorae show up ancient viticulture out. In the Middle Ages, the area was cultivated by the Catholic Order of the Templars and Hospitallers. The vineyards are located on a ridge that stretches from the Prealps to the Rhône. They cover over 1,000 hectares of vineyards on reddish clay with sandstone and gravel. The red wines are mainly from Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) Syrah and Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) blended. The white wines are mainly made 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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