MAUVES, one of the original six townships (‘communes’) entitled to the Saint-Joseph AOC when this was created in 1956, the other five being Glun, Lemps, Tournon, Saint-Jean-de-Muzols and Vion. Mauves lies about 10m north of Valence, and 75km south of Lyon.

POSTCODE | F-07300 (Ardèche).


John Livingstone-Learmonth, The Wines of the Northern Rhone, (University of California Press, 2005).