The Beaumes de Venise vineyards spread out over the south-east side of the Dentelles de Montmirail Hills (between 100 and 600 metres altitude), and the communities of Beaumes de Venise, Lafare, Suzette and La Roque Alric in the Vaucluse county.
The regions is composed of soils coming from Oxonian marl. The climate is Mediterranean, hot because protected from the mistral wind by the Dentelles de Montmirail hillsides.
Since 1943, the Appellation is known for its natural sweet wine, the Muscat from Beaumes de Venise. In 2005, the Appellation was consecrated as a “Cru” for its red wines.
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