Name for the mixture of grape varieties or one Cuvée typical of the French wine-growing regions Rhone and Languedoc-Roussillon is. For red wines, these are the varieties Syrah, Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ), Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) Cinsault, Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) and other. In the case of rosé wines, the Cinsault variety is very often the main ingredient. For white wines, it is Grenache Blanc ( Garnacha Blanca ) Marsanne, Role ( Vermentino ) Roussanne. Viognier and other.
The number and proportion of grape varieties are quite different by Appellation. A vintner grouping in California preferably also uses these grape varieties and is therefore considered Rhone Rangers designated. Another origin typical Rebsorten mix in France is the well-known Bordeaux blend,
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