Below are grape varieties that conform to AOP Tavel classification. Varieties identified in black 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 « Tavel »|
|Rosé||Bourboulenc, Cinsaut, Clairette, Clairette Rose, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Piquepoul Blanc, Piquepoul Gris, Piquepoul Noir, Syrah||Calitor, Carignan Blanc, Carignan||The proportion of the combination of Grenache, Grenache Blanc and Grenache Gris must be greater than 30% and less than 60 % of the total of all varieties.
The proportion of each of the principal varieties must be less than or equal to 60% of the total of varieties.
The proportion of each of the secondary varieties must be less than or equal to 10% of the total of all varieties.
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