AOC Cotes du Rhone Village Rochegude

1937: Cotes du Rhone
1967: Cotes du Rhone Village Rochegude.

Cotes du Rhone Village Rochegude
can be produced from certain parcels in the commune Rochegude.

The appellation includes all 3 types of wine.

The commune Rochegude has about 1.300 inhabitants and covers a total area of 18.3 km2
The altitude vary from 23 to 284 metres.

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The grapes

The percentages mentioned below are referring to the vineyards of the estate
 - not to the blend of the single wine.


Rouge and Rosť
Grenache must
be at least 50%.
Syrah and Mourvedre
must together be at least 20%.
Other grapes allowed for Cotes du Rhone,
may not exceed 20%.
White varieties might be used for rosť - as "other grapes".

Blanc
Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Roussanne, Bourboulenc and Viognier
must be at least 80%
Other grapes allowed for Cotes du Rhone,
may not exceed 20%.

The level of alcohol must be at least 12,5 % for red wines og 12 % for rosť and white wines.

The yield may not exceed 42 hl./ha.

Declared area and yield 2012-2016

Vintage 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Hectares 187 178 142 159 154
Hectolitre 6301 5316 5759 5988 6015
Source: http://www.syndicat-cotesdurhone.com


The 4-star hotel Chateau Rochegude is dominating the skyline


Cave des Vignerons Rochegude was established in 1956
.


Vincent Baumet
Vincent Baumet

Anne Prandini
Domaine du Gourget

Vincent Flesia
Chateau de Quatre Filles

Romain Flesia
Chateau de Quatre Filles



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Update 02-05-2017