|AOP Cotes du Rhone Village
1937: Cotes du Rhone
1947: Cotes du Rhone Chusclan
1971: Cotes du Rhone Village Chusclan
The wines of this appellation are made from vines grown in
certain fields in the five communes: Chusclan, Orsan, Codolet, Bagnols-sur-Cèze or
There have been 4 cooperatives in the 5
communes. Since 2011 only two has survived thanks to a merger
between them in 2008. Laudun Chusclan Vignerons.
Each of the two cooperatives have own cellar and own caveau but
there is only one president, one winemaker and one body of
A devellopment seen in several areas where producers leave the
cooperative and start their own domain has so far not taken place
in the communes in AOP Cotes du Rhone Village Chusclan.
At this website only one private producer situated inside the 5
communes is presented,
Rules for the appellation
Only red and rosé
wines are included.
There is no rules for the
blend of a single wine (cuvée), but approved wines with the name
can only be declared if the vineyards of a property contains
at least 50% Grenache
at least 20% Syrah or Mourvedre.
a maximum of 20% of other alloved grape varieties - red or white
Normally 95% of the production is red wine and 5% rosé.
Declared area and yield 2015-2019
The 5 communes of the
Vendanges de l'histoire, fête du terroir
Dent de Signac in Bagnols-sur-Cèze
Compagnie du Cotes du Rhone Gardoise
was founded in
1980 by wine growers
in Laudun, Chusclan and Saint-Gervais. The president today
is Géry Delbecque.
He is a wine grower from
Chateau Gicon is situated at the highest point of Chusclan at an altitude of 268
m. The vestiges show that the celtics and the romans have lived here in the
In 1973 the site was bought by the cooperative of Chusclan, who reconstructed 13
ha of vineyards at the slopes. From Chusclan 6 km. From Bagnols-sur-Cèze 7 km