VARIETALS AND WINERIES IN LANGUEDOC
LANGUEDOCLanguedoc-Roussillon covers the area on the border of the Mediterranean sea between the west of the Rhône and Camargue to the border of Spain and the Pyrénées mountains. The vineyards of this sunny region are one of the largest expanses of vine growing region in the world.
Long history of wine making and favorable natural and climatic conditions explain why wine is so important in Languedoc Roussillon. Dramatic have been made other the years to reduce the production and to improve the quality of the wine.
Languedoc-Roussillon region produces mainly red wines, a good share is "Vin de Table" but most of it is "Vin de Pays". They are perfect as every day wines. AOC wines are very interesting to follow as the techniques, grape varieties and vineyards selected tend to improve the quality of the wine.
The varietals typically found in this region are: Carignan, Grenache, Mourvèdre,Cinsault, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
WINERIESChateau de Lascaux
Chateau Saint Martin de la Garrigue
Domaine de Fontsainte
Domaine de la Granges Des Peres
Domaine du Poujol
Domaine La Tour Vielle
Domaine Leon Barral