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Vignerons de Caractere Ventoux Les Amadous, Rhone, France

Wine Notes

This producer also makes a rose wine. Ensure your merchant has the color you are looking for.

Average Price $7 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Price History for Vignerons de Caractere Ventoux Les Amadous, Rhone, France
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Grape Variety

Carignan – Grenache – Syrah is a popular blend of three dark-skinned grape varieties used extensively in southern France (Languedoc-Roussillon) and the north-east of Spain (Catalonia). Spanish winemakers, of course, would know the first two grapes by their Spanish names, Cariñena and Garnacha.

The three components of the blend (Carignan, Grenache and Syrah) combine to make typically bright, lively, fruit-driven wines with moderate body and structure. A great deal depends on the viticultural and ...more


Region
  • Cotes du Ventoux is a large wine appellation of south-eastern France, renamed simply Ventoux in October 2009.

    Located 25 miles (40km) northeast of Avignon, in the far southeast of the country, Mont Ventoux looks down over the wine-producing areas of the Rhone Valley to the west and Provence to the south and east. The mountain (often referred to as 'The Giant of Provence') stands alone from the Alps mountain range, of which it is technically a part, and towers over the landscape for miles around. On the western slopes and foothills of this iconic mountain, in an area roughly 30 miles (50km) from north to south and covering 51 parishes, are the vineyards of the Cotes du Ventoux appellation.

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  • The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in the south-east of France. It follows the north–south course of the Rhone river for almost 150 miles (240km) from Lyon to the Rhone Delta (the Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast.

    The length of the valley means that Rhone wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and ...more


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