The wineries in Aix-en-Provence are sure to take your breath away with the stunning vistas and even better wine experiences
Bordered by the Durance to the north and the Mediterranean to the south, by the Rhone plains to the west and Provence to the east, surrounding the pond of Berre, the AOC Coteaux-d'Aix-en-Provence belongs to the Western part of limestone Provence. Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah, are the most common grape varieties which give us pleasant red and rosé wines. Whites, produced on a small scale, are worth discovering as well.
The climate, of Mediterranean type, is marked by the Mistral, North wind dominating cold and dry. It allows the appellation to benefit from an average annual sunshine of 2,900 hours. Light rains - between 550 and 680 mm per year - are mainly concentrated in spring and autumn.
The wineries of Aix-en-Provence produce some famous rosé wines. The appearance of these wines is bright, bright with bluish tints that can also be a little dull. These delicious wines are fruity more than floral, often intense, the nose is expressive, with aromatic notes ranging from citrus fruits to red fruits. The flavours are intense and big with an acid support able to withstand the alcoholic power. The reds have a plethora of colors ranging from purple to dark garnet. They also have a complex nose often characterized by notes of black fruits, and a powerful, structured, "wild" mouth, with largely pleasant tannic. They will be ready to consume after a significant period of ageing.
You can discover these wines and much more about this region on a wine adventure in the wineries in Aix-en-Provence. Contact our member wineries or get in touch with our local travel expert to book yourself an entirely tailor-made wine holiday in Provence.
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