Learn About Ch. Trignon
The area of Trignon is documented as a wine-growing region as far back as 1594. Purchased in 1895 by Joseph Roux, the Chateau de Trignon property, which has cultivated many different crops including wine grapes, has never stopped growing. In 1956 a new cellar was built. There they would pioneer the southern Rhone's vinification process of partial carbonic maceration. This process is what gives Chateau du Trignon wines their unique character and seductive fruit.
Learn About Cotes du Rhone
A Cote of Many Grapes
The appellation of Cotes du Rhone encompasses much of the land of the area, not to mention much of the wine - over two-thirds of the wine produced here is of the Cotes-du-Rhone appellation. Wines here need only be from the Cotes de Rhone geographic area (which is fairly large) and consist of one or more of the 22 varieties permitted. Being such a wide...
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Learn About Viognier
Viognier(vee-ohn-YAY) Viognier is best known for producing the rich, aromatic white wines of the Northern Rhone. Once a pricey commodity of the area, it's now much easier to find and drink. The perfumed grape creates wines of distinct aromas and flavors. Lower in acid and even lower yielding, Viognier kept to itself in Southern France until some traveling winemakers took hold of...
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