Images of Brézème and Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban

Officially these are AOC Côtes-du-Rhône vineyard areas, but use of the names either Brézème or Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban are tolerated on labels.   Looking south-east over the gently sloping clay limestone vineyards of Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban on the west bank of the Rhône   Looking west along the foot of the limestone hill of Brézème on the east bank of the Rhône  …

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Images of Saint-Péray

Standing in the southern part of the appellation on granite vineyards, looking north-east towards the Rhône   Looking east towards the Montagne de Crussol, a long ridge of limestone with the Rhône flowing behind it. An exceptional terroir, increasingly covered in housing rather than vineyards.   Sandy granitic soils on flatter vineyards of Saint-Péray   Fabrice Gripa of…

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