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Vin de Savoie

AOC range for red, rose, white and sparkling wines in the French winegrowing 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 cover the four departments Savoie (28 municipalities), Haute-Savoie (24 municipalities), Ain (municipalities Corbonod and Seyssel) and Isère (municipality Chapareillan). For the latter three, the AOC applies only to red wines. The area is almost congruent with AOC Roussette de Savoie, AOC Vin de Savoie Mousseux is for bottle- fermented white sparkling wines, AOC Vin de Savoie Pétillant for white sparkling wines.

There are 15 crus (one or more communities) with stricter provisions 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 of the municipality of Myans - Vin de Savoie

The red and rosé wines are 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. In addition there are Bergeron ( Roussanne ) Gringet and Roussette d'Ayze in the Haute-Savoie department. 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 and Michel Quénard, Domaine Jean-Pierre and Jean-François Quénard, Domaine Raymond Quénard, Charles Trosset, Domaine Viallet and Vigneron Savoyard.

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

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