French name (also Côtes or Coteaux, in German "slope") for vineyards in most of a pronounced hillside with plenty of sunshine and optimal exposition, This is often included in Appellation terms in France, for example Coteaux Champenois. Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence. Coteaux Varois. Côte d'Or. Côte de Beaune. Côte de Nuits. Côte Chalonnaise. Côte Rôtie. Côtes de Provence. Côtes du Rhône. Côtes du Rhône-Villages and Côtes du Roussillon, In the corresponding areas, however, vineyards with shallower layers can also be found.