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 2009-2013

Vintage 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Hectar 501 433 315 418 484
Hectoliter 18972 15784 12250 16753 18253
Source: http://www.syndicat-cotesdurhone.com


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
Font de Michelle

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Update 04-01-2015