Saint-Joseph has been classified as an AOC (Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée) since 1956.
Saint-Joseph dates back to antiquity.
In the 9th century, Charlemagne discovered and appreciated this wine, which was later served on royal tables.
The appellation extends over about fifty kilometers on the right bank of the Rhône. It stretches over 26 communes along the Ardèche and the Loire.
The syrah for the red Saint-Josephs.
The marsanne and roussanne for white Saint-Joseph and sometimes in small quantities for red Saint-Joseph.
a granitic soil.
a moderate continental climate.
a south and southeast exposure