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Duché-d'uzès

Appellation in the southwest of the French wine region Rhone, The name refers to the Duchy of Uzès, which existed until the French Revolution. The previous one IGP area was classified in 2012. The vineyards cover almost 300 hectares of vines on sandstone, marl, pebble and limestone soils. They extend over 77 municipalities in the department Gard, Red and rosé wines are made from the main varieties Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) and Syrah, as well as Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) Cinsault and Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) blended. The white wines are made from the main varieties Grenache Blanc ( Garnacha Blanca ) and Viognier, such as Marsanne. Roussanne. Vermentino. Clairette and Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ) pressed.

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