Red, white and rosé wines are produced, in approximately equal quantities. The red wines must contain at least 50% of Grenache, Mourvèdre (10 % minimum) and Cinsaut. The whites at least 55% Clairette, but a very large number of other grape varieties are permitted in both.
The grapes for this AOC are grown in Aix-en-Provence, Meyreuil, and Le Tholonet. The hamlet of Palette, which gives its name to the AOC, is located on the territory of the commune of Le Tholonet.
Some well-known producers are Château Simone (in Meyreuil) and Château Crémade (in Le Tholonet).