Fleurie

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Surface: 828 hectares

Production in 2014: 42 457 hectolitres / approx. 5 500 000 bottles

Soils: A terroir with an archetypal granitic soil, with over 90% of pink granite, with here and there variations in evolution and depth with the formation of clay strata. The landscape is also characterised by its very steep, sometimes dramatic inclines.

Attributes: Elegance and voluptuousness

Aspect: Carmine red

Nose: Iris, violet, rose, red fruits and vine peaches

Palate: Elegant, refined

Characteristics: This appellation has the geographical particularity of sloping down from a ridge made up of a series of peaks: the fût d’Avenas, the Col
de Durbize, the Col des Labourons, and the Pic Raymont. The mount of La Madone towers over the appellation offering a fabulous panorama over all the vineyards. It is situated entirely in the commune of Fleurie which owes its name to a Roman legionary.

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