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AOPs of

Provence

Cotes de Provence AOP
4 sub-regions:
(Sainte-Victoire - Pierrefeu - La Londe - Frejus)

Les Baux de Provence AOP

Coteaux Varois en Provence AOP

Coteaux d'Aix en Provence AOP

Palette AOP

Cassis AOP

Bandol AOP

Bellet AOP

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Les Baux de Provence AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

~50 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

White
60% min combined:
Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Vermentino
(none can be >90%)

10-30% Roussanne

Also:
Bouboulanc, Ugni Blanc, Marsanne
(combined total cannot exceed Roussanne)

*released 4/15

Rose
60% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault
(none can be >90%)

also:
10% Max White varietals

Red
60% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
(none can be >90%)

30% Max combined:
Carignan, Cinsault, Counoise

20% Max Cab Sauv

*released 10/1 on year after

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Les Baux de Provence (rouge) AOP

~50 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

Red
60% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
(none can be >90%)

30% Max combined:
Carignan, Cinsault, Counoise

20% Max Cab Sauv

*released 10/1 year after

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Les Baux de Provence (rose) AOP

~50 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

Rose
60% min combined:
Grenach, Syrah, Cinsault
(none can be >90%)

30% Max combined:
Carignan, Mourvedre, Counoise

20% Max Cab Sauv

10% Max White varietals

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Les Baux de Provence (blanc) AOP

~50 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

White
60% min combined:
Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Vermentino
(none can be >90%)

10-30% Roussanne

Also: Bouboulanc, Ugni Blanc, Marsanne
(combined total cannot exceed Roussanne)

*released 4/15

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Coteaux Varois en Provence AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

White
30% min Vermentino.

also:
Grenache Blanc, Clairette
30% Max Semillon
25% Max Ugni Blanc

Rose
Same for Red
max of 20% White varietals

Red
80% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Cinsault
(none can be >90%)

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Coteaux Varois en Provence (rouge) AOP

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Red
80% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Cinsault
(none can be >90%)

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Coteaux Varois en Provence (rose) AOP

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Rose
80% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Cinsault
(none can be >90%)

Max of 20% White varietals

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Coteaux Varois en Provence (blanc) AOP

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

White
30% min Vermentino.

Plus+ Grenache Blanc, Clairette
30% Max Semillon
25% Max Ugni Blanc

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Coteaux d'Aix en Provence AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

~60 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

White
50-70% Vermentino

Max 30% combined:
Ugni Blanc, Clairette,
Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc

Also: Bouboulenc, Semillon

Rose
Same rules for red.
Can allow up to 20% white varietals

Red
70% min combined:
Grenache (20% min), Syrah, Mourvedre,
Cinsault, and Counoise
(must contain at least 2, including Grenache)

also:
Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan

*not realeased until 4/30 year following harvest.

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Coteaux d'Aix en Provence (rouge) AOP

~60 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Red
70% min combined:
Grenache (20% min), Syrah, Mourvedre,
Cinsault, and Counoise
(must contain at least 2, including Grenache)

also:
Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan

*realeased 4/30.

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Coteaux d'Aix en Provence (rose) AOP

~60 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Rose
70% min combined:
Grenache (20% min), Syrah, Mourvedre,
Cinsault, and Counoise
(must contain at least 2, including Grenache)

also:
Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan

Can allow up to 20% white varietals

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Coteaux d'Aix en Provence (blanc) AOP

~60 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

White
50-70% Vermentino

Plus+ Max 30%:
Ugni Blanc, Clairette,
Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc

Also: Bouboulenc, Semillon

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Palette AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

~45 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

White
55% min combined:
Picardin, Bourboulenc,
Clairette, Clairette Rosé

20% max Terret Gris

Rose
Same as for red
Can include Max 15% White varietals

Red
50% min combined:
Grenache, Cinsault, Mourvedre (10% min).
(none can be >80%)

 *released 4/15 on 2nd year after harvest
*18 months min in wood

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Palette (rouge) AOP

~45 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

Red
50% min combined:
Grenache, Cinsault, Mourvedre (10% min).
(none can be >80%)

*released 4/15 on 2nd year after harvest
*18 months min in wood

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Palette (rose) AOP

~45 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

Rose
50% min combined:
Grenache, Cinsault, Mourvedre (10% min).
(none can be >80%)

Can include Max 15% White varietals

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Palette (blanc) AOP

~45 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

White
55% minimum combined:
Picardin, Bourboulenc, Clairette, Clairette Rose

20% max Terret Gris

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Cassis AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

~45 hl/ha~

White
60% min combined:
Marsanne (30-80%), Clairette

also:
Bourboulenc, Sauv Blanc,
Pascal Blanc, Ugni Blanc

5% Max Terret Blanc

~11% min ABV~

Rose
70% min combined:
Grenache, Mourvedre, Cinsault

~11% min ABV~

Red
70% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre

Also:
Barbaroux, Carignan

5% Max Terret Noir

~11.5% min ABV~

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Cassis (rouge) AOP

~45 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

Red
70% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre

also:
Barbaroux, Carignan

5% Max Terret Noir

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Cassis (rose) AOP

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Rosé

70% min combined:
Grenache, Mourvedre, Cinsault

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Cassis (blanc) AOP

~45 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

White
60% min combined:
Marsanne (30-80%), Clairette

also:
Bourboulenc, Sauv Blanc,
Pascal Blanc, Ugni Blanc

5% Max Terret Blanc

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Bandol AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

~40 hl/ha~

White
50-95% Clairette

also:
Bourboulenc, Ugni Blanc

20% Max combined:
Marsanne, Sauvignon Blanc,
Vermintino, Semillon
(none can be >10%)

~11.5% min ABV~

*released 3/1

Rose
20-95% Mourvedre

also:
Cinsault, Grenache

20% Max combined:
Bourboulenc, Carignan, Clairette,
Syrah, Ugni Blanc
(none can be >10%)

~11.5% min ABV~

Red
50-95% Mourvedre

also:
Cinsault, Grenache

10% Max each of Carignan, Syrah

~12% min ABV~

*released 5/1 2nd year after harvest
*18 months min in wood

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Bandol (rouge) AOP

~40 hl/ha~
~12% min ABV~

Red
50-95% Mourvedre

also:
Cinsault, Grenache

10% Max each of Carignan, Syrah

*released 5/1 2nd year after harvest
*18 months min in wood

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Bandol (rose) AOP

~40 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

Rose
20-95% Mourvedre

also:
Cinsault, Grenache

20% Max combined:
Bourboulenc, Carignan, Clairette,
Syrah, Ugni Blanc
(none can be >10%)

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Bandol (blanc) AOP

~40 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

White
50-95% Clairette

aslo:
Bourboulenc, Ugni Blanc

20% Max combined:
Marsanne, Sauvignon Blanc,
Vermintino, Semillon
(none can be >10%)

*released 3/1

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Bellet AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

~40 hl/ha~

White
60% min Vermentino

~11.5% min ABV~

Rose
60% min combined:
Braquet, Fuella Nera

also:
Grenache,
 Cinsault (Max 15%)

10% Max combined:
Clairette, Vermentino

~11% min ABV~

Red
60% min combined:
Braquet, Fuella Nera

also:
Grenache,
Cinsault (Max 15%)

~11% min ABV~

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Bellet (rouge) AOP

~40 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Red
60% min combined:
Braquet, Fuella Nera

Also Grenache,
Max 15% Cinsault

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Bellet (rose) AOP

~40 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Rose
60% min combined:
Braquet, Fuella Nera

Also Grenache,
Max 15% Cinsault

10% Max combined Clairette, Vermentino

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Bellet (blanc) AOP

~40 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

White
60% min Vermentino

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Cotes de Provence AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Red & Rose
70% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre,
Cinsault, Tibouren
(none can be >90%)

White
Clairette, Vermentino, Ugni Blanc, Semillon

Has 4 Sub Zones:
SF-LP
Sainte-Victoire
Frejus
La Londe (added 2005)
Pierrefeu (added 2012)

(all sub-zones are Red & Rosé Only!!)
(have their own rules)

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Cotes de Provence (rouge) AOP

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Red & Rose
70% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre,
Cinsault, Tibouren
(none can be >90%)

Has 4 Sub Zones:
SF-LP
Sainte-Victoire
Frejus
La Londe (added 2005)
Pierrefeu (added 2012)

(all sub-zones are Red & Rose Only!!)
(have their own rules)

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Cotes de Provence (rose) AOP

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Red & Rose
70% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre,
Cinsault, Tibouren
(none can be >90%)

Has 4 Sub Zones:
SF-LP
Sainte-Victoire
Frejus
La Londe (added 2005)
Pierrefeu (added 2012)

(all sub-zones are Red & Rose Only!!)
(have their own rules)

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Cotes de Provence (blanc) AOP

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

White
Clairette, Vermentino, Ugni Blanc, Semillon

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Sub Zones of

Cotes de Provence AOP

PF-LS
Pierre gives Free Juice to the Blonde Victoria

Pierrefeu

Frejus

La Londe

Sainte Victoire

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Cotes de Provence-Sainte Victoire AOP
(sub-zone)

(Rd, Rs)

~50 hl/ha~
~Red: 12% min ABV~
~Rose: 11.5% min ABV~

Red & Rose
80% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault
(50% min Grenache + Syrah)

(80% Max of each varietal)

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Cotes de Provence-Frejus AOP
(sub-zone)

(Rd, Rs)

~50 hl/ha~

Red
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
(none can be >60%)

~12% min ABV~

Rose
80% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre,
Tibouren (20% min)
(2 grapes must be used)

~11.5% min ABV~

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Cotes de Provence-La Londe AOP
(sub-zone)

(Rd, Rs)

~50 hl/ha~

Red
80% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
(50% min Gren and/or Syr)
(none can be >60%)

~12% min ABV~

Rose
80% min Cinsault, Grenache
(none can be >60%)

~11.5% min ABV~

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Cotes de Provence-Pierrefeu
(sub-zone)

Added in 2012

Rules not clear yet...

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Classified Estates of

Grand Cru de Cotes de Provence

Mnemonic device for 5:
(Maria Galloped aCross Saint-Martin in a Minute)
-Clos Mireille
-Chateau du Galoupet
-Domaine de la Croix
-Chateau de Saint-Martin
-Chateau Minute

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8 Chateau ___
8 Domaine ___
2 Clos ___

Chateau:
*Minuty*
*du Galoupet*
Sainte-Rosaline
de la Source Sainte-Marguerite
*de Saint-Martin*
de Saint Maur
de Bregancon
de Selle (of domaine Ott)

Domaine:
de la Clapiere
de l'Aumerade
de Rimaurescq
de Castel Roubine
du Jas d'Esclans
de Mauvanne
*de la Croix*
du Noyer

Clos:
*Mireille* (of Domaine Ott)
Cibonne

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'Chateau' of

Grand Cru de Cotes de Provence

Minuty

du Galoupet

Sainte-Rosaline

de la Source Sainte-Marguerite

de Saint-Martin

de Saint Maur

de Bregancon

de Selle
(of domaine Ott)

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'Domaine' of

Grand Cru de Cotes de Provence

de la Clapiere

de l'Aumerade

de Rimaurescq

de Castel Roubine

du Jas d'Esclans

de Mauvanne

de la Croix

du Noyer

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'Clos' of

Grand Cru de Cotes de Provence

Clos Cibonne

Clos Mireille
(of Domaine Ott)

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Pierrevert AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rosé

Red
70% min combined:
Grenache (15% min) + Syrah (30% min)

~55 hl/ha~
~12% min ABV~

Rose
70% min combined:
Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault

~55 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

White
50% min combined:
Grenache Blanc + Vermentino
(both must be used)

10% Max combined:
Marsanne, Viognier, Piquepoul Blanc

plus+
Clairette, Roussanne, Ugni Blanc

~60 hl/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~