Below are the grape varieties that conform to AOP Rasteau classification. Varieties identified in black type are red (also called “black”) grapes and those in green are white grapes. Other colors (e.g. rose and grey) are identified in the text.
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: 

AOP « Rasteau »  
Still Wines  Grenache

Complementary Varieties: Mourvèdre, Syrah
Accessory Varieties: Bourboulenc, Brun Argenté (locally called Camarèse or Vaccarèse), Carignan, Cinsaut, Clairette, Clairette Rose, Counoise, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris, Marsanne, Muscardin, Piquepoul Blanc, Piquepoul Noir, Roussanne, Terret Noir, Ugni Blanc, Viognier 
The proportion of Grenache must be greater than or equal to 50% of the total of all varieties.
The proportion of Mourvèdre, and Syrah must be greater than or equal to 20% of the total of all varieties. The proportion of the combination accessory varieties must be less than or equal to 15% of the total of all varieties. The proportion of the combination of white varieties must be less than or equal to 5% of the total of all varieties. The assemblage (blending) must include a majority of the principal variety and at least one of the two complementary varieties 
Vin Doux Naturels <Blanc>  Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris  Accessory Varieties: Bourboulenc, Brun Argenté (locally called Camarèse or Vaccarèse), Carignan, Cinsaut, Clairette, Clairette Rose, Counoise, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris, Marsanne, Mouvèdre, Muscardin, Piquepoul Blanc, Piquepoul Noir, Roussanne, Syrah, Terret Noir, Ugni Blanc, Viognier  The proportion of the combination accessory varieties must be less than or equal to 10% of the total of all varieties.
The assemblage (blending) must include at least 90% of the principal variety. 
Vin Doux Naturels <ambré> <grenat> <rosé> or <tuilé>  Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris  Accessory Varieties: Bourboulenc, Brun Argenté (locally called Camarèse or Vaccarèse), Carignan, Cinsaut, Clairette, Clairette Rose, Counoise, Marsanne, Mouvèdre, Muscardin, Piquepoul Blanc, Piquepoul Noir, Roussanne, Syrah, Terret Noir, Ugni Blanc, Viognier  The proportion of Grenache must be greater than or equal to 75% of the total of all varieties.
The assemblage (blending) must include more than or equal to 75% of the principal variety and the proportion of principal varieties must be greater or equal to 90% of the blend. 
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