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IVES 9 IVES Conference Series 9 Présentation d’une méthodologie de caractérisation des terroirs et valorisation par l’étude de l’effet terroir sur la typicité et l’originalité du produit vin dans la région des Côtes du Rhône

Présentation d’une méthodologie de caractérisation des terroirs et valorisation par l’étude de l’effet terroir sur la typicité et l’originalité du produit vin dans la région des Côtes du Rhône


In the global economic context, an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée must now more than ever control the typicity and originality of the wines it produces. It is in this spirit that the Côtes du Rhône have decided to acquire the means necessary for this control. As a preamble, it should be noted that as a professional entity, the Syndicat des Vignerons des Côtes du Rhône aims to develop a methodology for applying terroir studies to the promotion of the wine product. Thus, for all the purely fundamental aspects concerning the characterization of the terroirs, our wish is to surround ourselves with the competence of research partners, specialized in the matter.
Our own objective is to provide winegrowers with tools that allow them to better control the typicality of their product, by optimizing the development of the potential of their vineyard.

The methodology that we have developed to control the typicality of products through the terroir effect breaks down into three main components: – the characterization of the fundamental components of the nature of the terroirs,
– the study of the impact of the effect of the terroir on the physiology of the plant and especially on the typicity of the wine produced,
– the organization within the production units of all the elements of control and management of the viticultural parameters for the optimization of the oenological phase.


Publication date: March 25, 2022

Type: Poster

Issue: Terroir 1996



(1) General Syndicate of Winegrowers of the Côtes Du Rhône, 6 rue des Trois Faucons, Avignon
(2) Oeno-Agronomic Research and Development Center, Espace Médicis, the Château, Suze la Rousse
(3) Cooperative Institute of Wine, Oenological Center of Nimes, ZI Saint Cezaire les Nimes


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