The terroirs

Geological map of Vacqueyras

Les Safres and marls of the Miocene period

  • SOILS: Sandstone and marls

The small valley of the Oligocene and the Piedmont de Beauregard

  • GEOLOGICAL ERA: Oligocene
  • SOILS: red marls and clayey sands, sandstone limestone and Colluvium scree

The Taper of the Font des Papes

  • GEOLOGICAL ERA: Quaternary (from -450,000 to -130,000 years) for the Taper, Miocene for the safres
  • SOILS: fine sands and clays

The large Terrace of the Garrigues

  • GEOLOGICAL ERA: Quaternary
  • SOIL: Pebbles and Gravel Limestone, brown clay
High scrubland
Garrigues de l’étang
Southern Garrigues

The Blue Marls of the Pliocene

  • GEOLOGICAL ERA: Pliocene
  • SOIL: marls and fine sands
Map based on the work of wine expert Georges Truc.
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