appellation was established in 1973 under the name Coteaux du Tricastin.
In 2010 the appellation changed name to
for the desire for
change was not to be
compromised by the name of
a nuclear power plant Tricastin
Grignan and Adhémar were both
important place names in the area's history.
At both sites you find
compact medieval castle complexes
The apellationen includes certain parcels in 21
Allan, Baume-de-Transit,Chamaret, Chantemerle-lès-Grignan,
Chateauneuf-du-Rhone, Clansayes, Coloncelle, Donzère, Garde-Adhémar,
Granges-Gontardes, Grignan, Malataverne, Montségur-sur-Lauzon, Réauville,
Roussas, Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, Saint-Restitut, Salles-sous-Bois,
See eventually map with the communes.
The appellationen includes red, rosé and
Allowed grape varieties:
and rosé wines
Primary varieties: Grenache, Syrah.
Other allowed gapes: Bourboulenc, Carignan, Cinsault,
Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Marcelan, Mourvedre,
Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Bourboulenc, Marsanne, Roussanne, Viognier.
Portions of grape
varieties at the single domain (Encépagement)
and rosé wines
Share of primary varieties (Grenache and Syrah) must be at
Share of Syrah have to be 30-80%.
Share of Grenache have to be 20-70%.
Share of Marselan must not exceed 10%.
No single variety may exceed 80%.
Viognier have to be at least 30%.
The blend in the
(Grenache, Syrah) have to be at least 50%.
White varieties may not exceed 10%.
Primary varieties (Grenache, Syrah)
have to be at least 50%.
White varieties may not exceed 20%.
Bourboulenc and Clairette must together not exceed 50%.
Red and rosé max. 45 hl/ha. White wines max. 52 hl/ha.
Declared area and yield
Since 2016 Matthieu Rozel, Domaine Rozel have been
president of the appellation
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