The Côtes de Provence region is an area that cowers over 85 communes. in the South of France. The boundaries of the region extend from the alpine hills near Draguignan to the coast of Saint- Tropez. The region include land southeast of the Palette AOC and on the outskirts of the Bandol and Cassis wine area.
Wine has been made here for more then 2600 years, making Provence the oldest wine producing region in France. Vines need a minimum of 1400 hours of sunshine (degree days) to produce ripe fruit. Provence has an average of 2500-3000 hours per year.
The white grapes produced at Clarettes is; Rolle, Clairette, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.