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French wine regions and grape varieties——Cote Du Rhone

Cote Du Rhone can be divided into two regions north and south, where the statutory grape varieties of Bordeaux and Burgundy and a completely different grape varieties. Slopes of the northern region, including Cote-Rotie, Condrieu, Chateu Grillet,St Joseph , He U.S. ,Hermitage Gaussian, Crojes-Hermtage, St-Peray.
Cote Du Rhone grape varieties in northern white to Marsanne, Roussane, Viognier mainly in the red mainly Shiraz, Shiraz wines produced here, such as Cote-Rotie and Hermitage Shiraz is the best Syrah grapes, styles and features, it is with the Australian Shiraz, origin of the same grape variety is different.
Henan white Rhone grape varieties regions have Picpoul, Bourboulence, lairette and red grape varieties, there Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre and Cinsault.

In fact, Cote Du Rhone grape varieties are over thirty, just above the main grape varieties only.
Rhone Valley areas have their own legal areas, such as: AOC St-Joseph, AOC Tavel and AOC Gigoda and so on. Due to the geographical environment, climate and grape varieties and different it is Burgundy and Bordeaux wine both have great style and taste the difference between the conductivity.

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Posted by on March 15, 2011 in health benefits of grapes


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