Recognition of the "Villages " wines was acquired in stages from 1953 to 1979.
These ruralties, numbering 74, bearing characterisicts worthy of generating original qualities in their wines were superior to the regional appellation standard.
Superior quality was coferred to 16 of the villages, Rasteau, (Vaucluse) being one of them.
A vineyard which once belonged to the Count of Toulouse, and later to the diocese of Vaison-la-Romaine, was one of the most eminent in the Vaucluse region.
Blend of Grenache and Syrah.
The House of Chapoutier is a winemaker and producer of the finest Rhône Valley appellations. From the Côte-Rôtie, through l'Hermitage, down to the Côtes du Rhône, our aim is to offer you the best portrait of the terroir.
The House of Chapoutier's School invites you to learn about wine in a different way. Take a look at the wine courses on offer, from wine tasting initiation to gastronomic dinners where the finest grand crus are showcased.