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Vin de Savoie

AOC area for red, rose, white and sparkling wines in the French wine region Savoy, The vineyards at 250 to 560 meters above sea level cover over 1,700 hectares of vineyards in slopes the foothills of the Savoy Alps. They extend into the four departments Savoie (28 municipalities), Haute-Savoie (24 municipalities), Ain (Corbonod and Seyssel municipalities) and Isère (Chapareillan municipality). For the latter three, the AOC only applies to red wines. The area is almost congruent with AOC Roussette de Savoie, AOC Vin de Savoie Mousseux applies to bottle- fermented white sparkling wines, AOC Vin de Savoie Pétillant applies to white sparkling wines.

There are 15 crus (one or more municipalities) with stricter regulations regarding Mostgewicht, These are Abymes, Apremont, Arbin, Ayze, Bergeron, Chautagne, Chignin, Chignin-Bergeron or Bergeron, Cruet, Jonguieux, Marignan, Marin, Montmélian, Ripaille, Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte and Saint-Jeoire-Prieuré.

Vineyards in the municipality of Myans - Vin de Savoie

The red and rosé wines are made from the main varieties Gamay. Mondeuse Noire and Pinot Noir, as well as a maximum of 10% Persan. Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Etraire de l'Aduï, Sérène ( servanin ) and joubertin blended. The white wines are made from the main varieties Aligoté, Roussette ( Altesse ) Chardonnay. Frühroter Veltliner. jacquère and Mondeuse Blanche generated. Add Bergeron ( Roussanne ) Gringet and Roussette d'Ayze in the department of Haute-Savoie. The proportion of secondary varieties Marsanne and Verdesse may not exceed 10%.

Well-known producers are Dominique Allion, Domaine de l'Idylle, Louis Magnin, Michel Menetrey, Le Cellier du Palais, La Cave du Prieurè, André et Michel Quénard, Domaine Jean-Pierre et Jean-François Quénard, Domaine Raymond Quénard, Charles Trosset, Domaine Viallet and Vigneron Savoyard.

By Semnoz 9/2005 - own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

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