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Comtés of Rhodania

One of the six major regional IGP areas for the production of land wines in France, The other five are Atlantique. Comté Tolosan. Méditerranée. Pays d'Oc and Val de Loire, The ethymological meaning of "Rhodania" may be of Celtic origin; according to one of the many interpretations that means "on the banks of the Rhone". It is located in the southeast and includes the nine départements Ain, Ardèche. Drôme, Haute-Savoie, Isère, Loire, Rhône, Saône-et-Loire and Savoie. The wine-growing areas are at least partially among the three wine-growing regions Loire. Rhone and Savoy, The most important red wines are Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) Syrah, Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ), Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, The most important white wines are Chardonnay. Viognier, Grenache Blanc ( Garnacha Blanca ) Altesse and Muscat Blanc,

Vineyards in the Département Ardèche - IGP Comtés Rhodaniens
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