|AOP Cotes du
Rhone Village Sablet
1937 Sablet was included the
the appellation Cotes du Rhone
1966 Sablet became Cotes du Rhone Village
1974 Right to add the commune name Cotes du Rhone Village
The wines of the appellation has to be made from
vineyards situated in the commune of Sablet.
It includes red, rosé and white wines.
If the winegrowers were interested you could expect it should not be that
difficult to find arguments for them to become a Cru
Sablet commune covers 11.1 km2
The altitude vary from 112 to 419 metres.
In 2015 the commune had 1249 inhabitants.
des Charges Cotes du Rhone Village 12.4. 2018
The same rules for all
Cotes du Rhone Village with or without geographical name added.
Allowed grape varieties (Encépagement)
Red and Rose
Primary varieties: (cépages principaux)
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre.
Other allowed varieties (cépages accessoires)
Bourboulenc B, Brun Argenté N (Vaccarèse), Carignan N, Cinsault N,
Clariette B, Clairette Rose Rs), Counoise N, Grenache Blanc B, Grenache
Gris G, Marsanne B, Muscadin N, Piquepoul B, Piquepoul N, Roussanne B,
Terret Noir N, Ugni Blanc B, Viognier B
Primary varieties: ( cépages principaux)
Bourboulenc B, Clairette B, Grenache Blanc B, Marsanne B, Roussanne B,
Other allowed varieties ( cépages accessoires)
Piquepoul Blanc, Ugni Blanc
Shares in vineyards of the
single producer (Proportion à l'exploitation)
Rouge and Rosé
Primary varieties must together be at least be 80%
Syrah and Mourvedre must
together be at least 25%.
Other grapes allowed for Cotes du Rhone, may
not exceed 20%.
White varieties may be used for rosé but may
not exceed 5%.
Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Roussanne, Bourboulenc and Viognier
must be at least
Single variety wines
are not allowed (Assemblage)
Rouge and Rosé
The blend must contain two of the primary varieties. Grenache is
area and yield 2014-2018
You can buy wines from the producers of Sablet for prices
as at the domains at Maison
des Vins (also tourist office).
On 13. juli - the the evening for before the Bastille day - you can enjoy
Soirée en Sablet. (Photos