Vignerons of the Southern Rhône Valley
Tavel and Lirac
Rhône-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Languedoc-Roussillon.
Situated around the Rhône and its tributaries. Arid landscape, with minimal vegetation. Hot dry summers. Large areas covered in garigue (austere expanses covered by evergreen shrubs, low trees, aromatic herbs (rosemary, thyme, sage) found in poor or dry soil in the Mediterranean region. Relatively flat vineyards, except those buttressed along the Dentelles de Montmirail. Cool winters made colder by the Mistral winds.
Bourboulenc, Carignan, Cinsault, Clairette, Counoise, Grenache Noir, Grenache Blanc, Mourvèdre, Muscardin, Picardin, Piquepoul Noir, Roussanne, Syrah, Terret Noir, Vaccarese, Viognier
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