Episode 9: Cassis, a Provençal white wine

Provence is rightfully renown for the best rosé wines in the world, but there is more to Provence. Just check out this beautiful wine found in the Cassis AOC!

Had you ever heard of Cassis, the wine region? I wouldn’t be surprised if you hadn’t. The area covers merely 200 hectares, but viticulture here has been around for a long time, probably concurrently to the city of Marseille that neighbours it.

The region’s main production is white wine predominantly made of the grapes Marsanne and Clairette. Because the bottles are few in numbers and the area attracts a lot of tourism, a large part of the wine is consumed in loco, so it may not be super easy to get your hands on. But you should certainly try and if at all possible, match it to some delicious oysters.

(video launching on April 24)

9 episode, Gone with the Grape, Cassis – a Provençal white wine

Winery featured: Domaine du Paternel (http://www.domainedupaternel.com/)

Maps by the WINE SCHOLAR GUILD (www.winescholarguild.com)

Join Pierre and Rebecca Gouttenoire on a wine tour: www.grape-tours.com / www.grapetrotters.com

Published by Rebecca Wine

I call myself Rebecca Wine on social media mainly because my name is so long, and wine synthesizes who I am. Since the late 90'ies, my world has revolved around wine in every moment. From what I do for a living to who I ended up marrying. From the outside, I bet it seems a little boring to have just one obsession, but it's so strong that there's no room for anything else (except of course my babies).

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