Vacqueyras Wine


Vacqueyras is a village in the Southern Rhone that was the second after Gigondas to get its own appellation. The red wines must be at least 50% Grenache, with the rest comprised of Syrah, Mourvedre, and Cinsaut. A small amount of white and rose wine is also made. Especially as quality in the appellation has been increasing while prices have remained reasonable, it is a great place to explore for lovers of Chateauneuf du Pape.
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  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Grenache Blanc

    History of the grape: Grenache Blanc is thought to be a mutation of Grenache Noir, more often referred to as just Gre...

  • Cinsault

    History of the grape: Cinsau(l)t has been growing in Southern France for centuries. In the Rhone and Languedoc region...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

  • Mourvèdre

    History of the grape: Monastrell is a native of Spain, first grown in Murviedro near Valencia, and was eventually bro...

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  • Château de Montmirail

    The quality of the wine, the authenticity safeguard of the vine produce and the desire to satisfy...

  • Domaine La Fourmone

    'Fourmone' comes from the latin 'Frumentum' or 'Wheat': The place where wheat grew well, where th...

  • Vignerons de Caractere

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  • Montirius

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Vacqueyras on Snooth

  • Domaine de la Jaufrette Vacqueyras 2001


    The nose showed black licorice, earth, violets and hints of bacon fat. On the palate, I found wild blackberry, tart black cherry and minerals. The finish was medium long and pleasantly fresh with blackberry fruit. Read More

    Wine review by Eric Guido

  • Vacqueyras les Cyprès Ac 2007


    This heritage wine is brilliant red, with a very expressive aroma of red fruits and spices. The flavor is strong and pleasantly chewy, with a spicy finish. Read More

    Wine review by Mimi Kim

  • Château des Roques Vacqueyras 2008


    No written review

    Wine review by mcouto

  • Domaine Longue Toque Vacqueyras 2008


    mineral lively mouthfeel, nicely balanced and delicate characteristics, a little spice, a little floral (violet and roses), red fruit, light berry notes on the nose with the minerals, beautiful fruit notes with a little spice, floral, and earth and then continued to open up beautifully throughout my lunch in downtown Gigondas at L'Oustalet. Ama... Read More

    Wine review by Nicki Gig

  • Vignerons de Caractere Vacqueyras Chemin des Rouviere Vacqueyras 2007


    This is an excellent red. Made of 70% grenache, 20% syrah and 10% mourvedre." It was rated -90 points- Josh Raynolds- International Wine Cellar.Hints of fig and blackberry fruit, smooth with lavender and silky tannins bring a great bold finish to this wine. The price is right if you can find it near you. Read More

    Wine review by themellowman

  • Clos de Caveau Vacqueyras 'Fruits Sauvage' Rhone Red Blend Rhone/France NV


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    Wine review by MNels

  • Carmin Brillant le Clos de Caveau Vacqueyras 2007


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    Wine review by MNels

  • Perrin Vacqueyras les Christins 2007


    Continuing my bottom-up exploration of the Southern Rhone 2007 vintage, I move to Perrin et fils Rasteau. I may be missing something here, but there is nothing particularly engaging on the nose - perhaps a hint of violet and plum sauce? The color is good and upon entry, there is a smooth, lacy tannin and plum hitting mid-palate with good balan... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden

  • So last winter, we drank a bottle of 2004 Dom de la Roquete Chateauneuf du ... ... a Ventoux that was good, a Vacqueyras that was good, but not the exceptional "vintage of a lifetime" that he led us to expect.  Anyone else wondering what this was all about?  Will this only become apparent when the big, hot, CdPs, Gigondas, etc, hit their strid Read More

    Forum post in the topic RP wrong about the vintage or...

  • Vacqueyras Domaine Mas du Bouquet 91 Swj 2009


    The winemaker notes are spot on. This bottle is very velvety and smooth, with a tad bit of dryness and acidity. Read More

    Wine review by iammesol

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