AOP Cotes du Rhone Village Signargues

You will not find a village or at least a "hameau" named Sinargues. It's a plateau situated between four communes, Domazan, Estézargues, Rochefort-du-Gard and Saze.

Until 2005 the appellation for these four communes was Cotes du Rhone Village, but since 2005 the name of the wines from selected parcels may add the name Signargues. Only red wines are included in the appallation.

The rules for the use of grapes, le encépagement, is like other Village-appellations: At least 50% Grenache, At least 20% Syrah or Mourvedre and not more than 20% other varieties.

In the four communes you'll find two co-operatives in Estézargues and in Rochefort-du-Gard, Les Vignerons du Castelas
Domazan is a small commune but most of the producers here have for many years had their own cellar and make their own wines to sell in bottles or i tank to a negociant.

The potentiel area of the appellation is 600 ha. The variation of the numbers of hectars declared as Cotes du Rhone Village Signargues depend of the producers choise if he will declare his wines as Cotes du Rhone Village Signargues or Cotes du Rhone.

Declared area and yield 2010-2014

Vintage 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Hectar 433 315 418 484 374
Hectoliter 15784 12250 16753 18253 15538

Francis Fabre, Mayor of Domazan and président of 
Syndicat des Vignerons de Signargues

Valerie Collomb
Dom. de la Valériane

Damien Chastan 
Domaine Chastan

Jean-Baptiste Crouzet
Dom. de Magalanne

Christophe Coste Domaine de la Charité

Xavier Fabre
Domaine des Romarins

Pierre Jauffret
Chateau Terre Forte

Jean-Luc Meger
Domaine de Bellevue

Nicolas Renaud
Clos des Grillons

Raymond Fabre
Chateau de Coccinelle

Guillaume Reynaud
Chateau de Bosc

Jean-Jacques Delorme
Dom. Marie-Blanche

Didier Remy-Gallon
Chateau Remillon

Yves Payan
Domaine du Cabanon

Nicolas Issartier
Domaine des Andrines

Antoine Berthaud
Domaine Amido

Guillaume Gonnet
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Update 30-04-2015