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What styles are made in Ajaccio AOP?

 

Blanc based on 80% Vermentino (Malvoisie de Corse)

 

Rosé and Rouge from min 60% combined Sciaccarello (Mammolo) (min. 40%), Nielluccio, Barbaroux (Barbarossa), and Vermentino

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What styles are made in Patrimonio AOP?

 

Blanc: 100% Vermentino (Malvoisie de Corse)

Rosé: Min. 75% Nielluccio

Rouge: Min. 90% Nielluccio

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What are the Subzones of Vin de Corse AOP?

 

Calvi

Figari

Porto-Vecchio

Coteaux du Cap Corse

Sartène

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Which Subzone of Vin de Corse AOP has additional requirements?

 

Coteaux du Cap Corse:

Blanc: Min. 80% Vermentino

Rosé and Rouge: Min. 60% combined Grenache, Nielluccio, and Sciaccarello (Mammolo) (min. 1/3 combined Nielluccio and Sciaccarello)

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What styles are made in Vin de Corse AOP?

 

Blanc: Min. 75% Vermentino

 

Rosé and Rouge: Min. 50% combined Grenache, Nielluccio, and Sciaccarello (Mammolo) (min. 1/3 combined Nielluccio and Sciaccarello)

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What styles are made in Côtes de Provence AOP?

 

Blanc: Clairette, Ugni Blanc, Sémillon, Vermentino

Rosé and Rouge: Min. 70% combined Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, and Tibouren (none of the preceding grapes may exceed 90%, and at least two must be present) + OAG

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What are the Subzones of Côtes de Provence AOP?

 

Sainte-Victoire

Fréjus

La Londe

Pierrefeu

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What styles are made in Bandol AOP?

 

Blanc: 50-95% Clairette, plus Bourboulenc and Ugni Blanc +OAG

Rosé: 20-95% Mourvèdre, plus Cinsault and Grenache +OAG

Rouge: 50-95% Mourvèdre, plus Cinsault and Grenache.  Min. 18 months in wood, may not be released before May 1 of the second year following the harvest

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What styles are made in Bellet AOP?

 

AKA Vin de Bellet AOP

Blanc: Min. 60% Vermentino (Rolle)

Rosé: Min. 60% combined Braquet and Fuella Nera

Rouge: Min. 60% combined Braquet and Fuella Nera

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What styles are made in Cassis AOP?

 

Blanc: Min. 60% combined Marsanne (30-80%) and Clairette; +OAG

Rosé: Min. 70% combined Cinsault, Grenache, and Mourvèdre +OAG

Rouge: Min. 70% combined Grenache, Cinsault, and Mourvèdre +OAG

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What styles are made in Coteaux Varois en Provence?

 

Blanc: Min. 30% Vermentino; plus Grenache Blanc, Clairette, max. 30% Sémillon, and max. 25% Ugni Blanc

Rosé: Min. 80% combined Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre, and Syrah (Min. 2 varieties, with no single grape exceeding 90%)

Rouge: Min. 80% combined Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre, and Syrah (Min. 2 varieties, with no single grape exceeding 90%)

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What styles are made in Coteaux d'Aix en Provence?

 

Blanc: Min. 50% Vermentino; Min. 30% combined Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Ugni Blanc

Rouge: Min. 70% combined Grenache (min. 20%), Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault and Counoise (at least two of the preceding are required)

Rosé: As for Rouge wines, with the addition of a max. 20% white varities

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What styles are made in Les Baux-de-Provence AOP?

 

Blanc: Min. 60% combined Clairette, Grenache Blanc, and Vermentino (no single grape may exceed 90%); 10-30% Roussanne +OAG

Rosé: Min. 60% combined Grenache, Cinsault, and Syrah (no single grape may exceed 90%) +OAG

Rouge: Min. 60% combined Grenache, Mourvèdre, and Syrah (no single grape may exceed 90%) +OAG

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What styles are made in Palette AOP?

 

Blanc: Min. 55% combined Picardin (Araignan), Clairette, Bourboulenc, and Clairette Rosé +OAG

Rosé and Rouge: Min. 50% combined Grenache, Mourvèdre (min. 10%), and Cinsault (no single variety may exceed 80%) +OAG

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What styles are made in Pierrevert AOP?

 

Blanc: Min. 50% combined Grenache Blanc and Vermentino; max. 10% combined Marsanne, Viognier, and Piquepoul Blanc; plus Clairette, Roussanne, and Ugni Blanc

Rosé: Min. 70% combined Grenache, Syrah and Cinsault

Rouge: Min. 70% combined Grenache (min. 15%) and Syrah (min. 30%)

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Where is Domaine de Trevallon?

 

Les Baux-de-Provnence

 

Iconic estate, but the Red Cabernet Sauvignon must be bottled as VdP b/c AOP document

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Where is Chateau Simone?

 

Palette AOP

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Where is Domaine de Triennes?

 

Coteaux Varois en Provence

 

(Bottles as VdP)