Below are grape varieties that conform to AOP Bandol classification. Varieties identified in black are red (also called “black”) grapes and those in green are white grapes.

The proportion by grape variety (specified below) refers to the percentage of the total area of the vineyard that must to be planted with a specific variety (referred to as *encépagement*). Some AOP/AOC regulations will also specify a proportion of the blend (referred to as *assemblage*) for a given color of wine in order to be classified as an AOP/AOC wine.

COLOR OF WINE | PRINCIPAL VARIETIES | SECONDARY VARIETIES | NOTES: |
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AOP « Bandol » | |||

Red wines | Cinsaut, Grenache, Mourvèdre | Carignan, Syrah | The proportion of Mourvèdre is comprised of between 50 % and 95 %. The proportion of each of the secondary varietals are less than or equal to 10% of the total. |

Rosé wines | Cinsaut, Grenache, Mourvèdre | Bourboulenc, Carignan, Clairette, Syrah , Ugni Blanc | The proportion of Mourvèdre is comprised of between 20 % and 95 % of the total. The proportion of each of the secondary varietals must less than or equal to 10%. The combined total of all the secondary varietals is less than or equal to 20% |

White wines | Bourboulenc, Clairette, Ugni Blanc |
Marsanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Vermentino |
The proportion of Clairette is comprised of between 50 % and 95 % of the total. The proportion of each of the secondary varietals must less than or equal to 10%. The combined total of all the secondary varietals is less than or equal to 20%. |

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