Terres de Jonquières St Vincent

Roman lands steeped in wine-growing culture

Technical description of the terroir

For the AOPs (PDOs) : Stratified scree on a bed of clay.
Here, leached soils are iron red in colour, with rolled pebbles, typically Rhodanian, from the Mindel glacial extension period.
Layers of medium-sized rolled pebbles are found throughout the vines of Jonquières St Vincent.

For the Vins de Pays : Soil composed of very little material from erosion.
Brown earth, kaolin clay, stony plains.

Wine profiles

Appellations d’Origine Protégée (PDOs) – the three colours at the heart of the range.

Terres de Jonquières produce fruity, well-balanced AOP (PDO) wines, with fine tannins and notes of black fruits and spices. Fruity, expressive Vins de Pays (in particular the Chardonnay) are also found at the heart of the red and white range.


Appellations d’Origine Protégée Costières de Nîmes, Côtes du Rhône and Vins de Pays.

Grape varieties

– For the AOPs (PDOs) : Syrah, Grenache, Carignan, Marselan, Roussanne, Grenache blanc.

– For the Vins de Pays : Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet, Syrah.

Surface area

– AOP Costières de Nîmes : 500 Hectares
– AOP (PDO) Côtes du Rhône : 50 Hectares
– Vins de Pays : 100 Hectares


Several of Jonquière’s vineyards boast magnificent views of Mont Ventoux. Others run alongside the mythical Via Domitia, a much-frequented Roman road, and even hide treasures such as the ancient milestone number 10. Terres de Jonquières vineyards are surrounded by forests of oak.