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Crozes-Hermitage
Crozes-Hermitage





- Surface: 1200 ha.
- Only wines from special parcels of the communes Serves, Erôme, Gervans, Larnage, Crozes-Hermitage, Tain-l'Hermitage, Mercurol, Chanos-Curson, Beaumont-Monteux, La Roche-de-Glun, Pont-de-l'Isère.
- Only red and white wines
- Grape varieties for red wine: Syrah.
- Grape varieties for white wine: Marsanne, Roussanne.
- Production max. 40 hl. per ha.

Calcareous soils with gravel and granitic sand.

A moderate continental climate, with warm summers and regular rainfall in the other seasons. The area can suffer under the mistral, a strong, cold wind from the north, that can last for several days.