FIVE OF THESE THINGS ARE NOT LIKE THE OTHERS.

Cabernet Franc and Merlot are grape varieties from Bordeaux. Pinot Noir is a Burgundy variety. Viognier is a Rhone variety but is not allowed in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Zinfandel, of course, is a California variety that is closely related to Primitivo, from Italy. There are many alternate spellings and names for the various varieties.

 

The five additional varieties that ARE ALLOWED in Chateauneuf-du-Pape are:

Clairette Rose

Grenache Blanc

Grenache Gris

Picpoul Blanc

Picpoul Gris

 

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X

Bourbelenc

Cabernet Franc

Cinsault

Clairette

Counoise

Grenache

Merlot

Mourvedre

Muscardin

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Picardin

Picpoul

Pinot Noir

Rousanne

Syrah

Terret Noir

Vaccarese

Viognier

Zinfandel

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