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2012 Delas Freres Cotes du Ventoux, Rhone, France

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $10   From: $8   To: $12

Search Rank 8131 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 8131st most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 5550th


Grape Variety: Grenache - Syrah

Grenache (known as Garnacha in Spain) and Syrah (Shiraz in Australia) are two complementary grape varieties that are blended in France, Spain and the New World. Their combination has been one of the most successful red wine marriages, and is at the core of the famous Chateauneuf-du-Pape blend.

In France the blend is widely used in the wines of the southern Rhone and various southern Vin de Pays departments. Both ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Ventoux wine 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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  • Rhone wine region

    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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