Châtillon-en-Diois

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Châtillon-en-Diois, small appellation of about 60 ha/150 acres in area round die in the far east of the greater rhône region in the cooler reaches of the Drôme Valley for still wines: light, Gamay-based reds and light whites made from Aligoté and Chardonnay. The local fizz, clairette de die, is more common.