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Domaine Font de Michelle La Font du Vent Cotes du Rhone Villages Signargues Notre Passion, Rhone, France

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Average Price $14 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

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Grape Variety

Grenache (aka Garnacha) and Syrah (aka Shiraz) have been blended together for many centuries – a combination which has proved extremely successful. Both members of the blend (Grenache and Syrah) prefer warm climates, such as those found in southern France, in Spain, and in the warmer New World countries. The most prestigious wines in which these two varieties come together are those of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Wines made from this blend typically have aromas of stewed plums, black cherries, blueberries, black olives and even a hint of spiced dark chocolate.

In France the blend is widely used in the southern ...more


Region
  • Cotes du Rhone Villages Signargues is an appellation for the rich, full-blooded red wines from the parishes of Domazan, Estezargues, Rochefort-du-Gard and Saze in the far south of the Rhone wine region in France. The vineyards that are permitted to claim the Cotes du Rhone Villages Signargues title are located only 30 miles (50km) from the Mediterranean coast, in a relatively flat area 15 miles (25km) to the south of the town of Orange. The area is the most southerly of the named Cotes du Rhone villages, and consequently one of the hottest.

    Signargues is one of about 20 locations (this figure changes every few years) that are allowed to add their names to the AOC Cotes du Rhone Villages appellation, hav ...more

  • Cotes du Rhone Villages is an appellation for red and white wines from certain villages of the Rhone region of France. All are in the southern half of the region, to the east and immediate west of the town of Orange. Wines made under the appellati...more


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