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Collioure

The appellation for red, rosé and white wines is in the French wine-growing region Roussillon at the foot of the Pyrenees directly on the Spanish border. it coincides geographically with the liqueur wine area Banyuls, The vineyards on the Mediterranean coast cover 430 hectares of vineyards in the four municipalities of Banyuls-sur-Mer, Cerbère, Collioure and Port-Vendres. The red wine is made from at least 60% Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) and / or Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) and or Syrah (max. 90% per variety), as well Carignan Noir and Cinsault blended. With rosé, max. 30% grenache gris ( Garnacha Roja ) allowed. White wine has been approved since 2003, which is made from at least 70% Grenache Blanc ( Garnacha Blanca ) and / or Grenache Gris, as well as a maximum of 30% Tourbat ( Torbato ) Marsanne. Roussanne and Viognier (each variety max. 15%). Well-known producers are Chapoutier, Château de Jau, Domaine de Baillaury, Domaine du Mas Blanc, Le Cellier des Templiers, Le Clos de Paulilles, Domaine de la Rectorie, Domaine la Tour 700 and Domaine Vial-Magnères.

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