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Coteaux Varois

AOC area (also Coteaux Varois en Provence) in the center of the French wine-growing region Provence as an enclave within the AOC area Côtes de Provence, The vineyards cover 1,750 hectares of vineyards in 28 municipalities in the department var, At the center is Brignoles, once the summer residence of the Counts of Provence. The red wine produced to two-thirds is from the. 80% Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) Syrah and Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ), as well as max. 20% Cinsault, Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) and Cabernet Sauvignon blended. The rosé consists of the. 70% Mourvèdre, Syrah and Grenache Noir, and max. 30% Cinsaut, Carignan Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Tibouren, The white wine will be off to. 30% Vermentino, Max. 30% Sémillon, Max. 25% Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ), as Clairette and Grenache Blanc ( Garnacha Blanca ) produced. Well-known producers are Domaine de Chaberts, Domaine du Deffends, Château la Galisse, Château Margillerie, Château Real Martin, Château Routas, Domaine de St-Jean, Château Thuerry and Doimaine de Valcolombe.

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