Cairanne: Rhône Valley Cru

Cairanne has been officially named the 17th Cru of the Rhône Valley, the nomination is retroactive and starts with the 2015 vintage. The INAO, (Institut National de l’Origine et de la qualité), has approved an appellation surface of 1088 hectares. The appellation currently produces 29 000 hl, 94% of which are red wine and 5% are white wine. Both colours have been approved as Rhône valley crus.