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Chateau L'Afrique Cotes de Provence Rose, Provence, France

Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Grenache 50%, Cinsault 30%, Syrah 10% and Tibouren 10%. Ownership: Elie Sumeire

Average Price $18 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Price History for Chateau L'Afrique Cotes de Provence Rose, Provence, France
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Grape Variety: Southern Rhone Blend Red

A Red Southern Rhone Blend generally consists of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre, in varying proportions, although typically Grenache and Syrah are the dominant partners.

There are also a number of other grape varieties which might be used in the Southern Rhone Blend, as southern France's vineyards are filled with obscure local varieties which have not made their way in the world as well as the three aforementioned. Among these less common varieties are what are often referred to as the 'four Cs'; Carignan, Cinsaut, ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Cotes de Provence wine region

    Cotes de Provence is the largest appellation of the Provence wine region in south-eastern France. It covers roughly 50,000 acres (20,250ha) of vineyards, which produce the vast majority of Provence's rose wine. This appellation includes most of the viticulture in the Var department – essentially the eastern half of the Provence wine region – apart from 5560 acres (2250ha) due north of Toulon which is set aside for the Coteaux Varois appellation.

    Although it also covers red and white wine, about 85% of Cotes de Provence's output is rose, made predominantly from ... more

  • Provence wine region

    Provence is a wine region in the far south-eastern corner of France, best known for the quality (and quantity) of its rosé wines and for its warm, mild climate.

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