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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 right 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 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 (maximum 90% per variety), as well Carignan Noir and Cinsault blended. When rosé is additionally max. 30% Grenache Gris Garnacha Roja ) allowed. Since 2003, white wine has also been authorized, consisting of 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 up to 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 Vielle and Domaine Vial-Magnères.

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