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VDQSVin Délimité de Qualité Supérieure (French wine ranking)
VDQSVineyard Data Quantification Society (French wine ranking)
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The tasting and analysis of AOC and VDQS wines should be done with an eye to quality, not just to typicality.
There is also a large section, the Coteaux Varois, which is rated VDQS.
appellation Appellation d'Origine Controlee (AOC) blanc de blanc blanc de noir brut carbonic maceration clos cru cuvee demi-sec doux extra brut extra dry moelleux mousseux negociants noble rot or pourriture noble (Botrytis cinerea) phylloxera proprietaire sec terroir tete de cuvee triage vin delimite de qualite superieure (VDQS) vin de pays vin de table vin doux naturel vintage
vin delimite de qualite superieure (VDQS) (van deh-lee-meeTAY duh kah-lee-TAY soo-pehr-YUR) In French law, the classification of wine regions just below Appellation d'Origin Controlee.
The Costieres de Nomes AOC was previously known as the VDQS Costieres du Gard, and is located at the most easterly point of the Languedoc region.
The designation Vinos de Calidad con Indicacion Geografica (VCIG) was added in 2003, and is similar to France's vin delimite de qualite superieure (VDQS) or essentially a stepping stone from lowly VT status to the highest designation.