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The Grenache is well adapted to low rainfall and its upright stock helps it to bear up against the violent winds such as the Mistral. A slow ripening grape, the Grenache is also a prolific producer. It is an intense, deep, purple and is appreciated for its aromas of bayleaf, eucalyptus, blackberry and licorice.

The oldest grape variety in the region, the Carignan is widely cultivated in the Languedoc and supports the heat and wind very well. The Carignan produces a deep red wine and bayleaf and rosemary aromas.

The syrah produces highly colored, quality wines, rich in tannins with strong aromatic potential. The syrah brings aromas of red fruit such as blackcurrant, blueberries and blackberries.


This grape is sensitive to changes in temperature but stands up well against the wind, the sun and aridity. Its pale color and delicate taste makes it especially suitable for rosés. It produces fruity, supple, crisp wines with aromas of almond, lindenflower, raspberry and hazelnut.

This late ripening grape requires hot temperatures to do well. Its aromas of blueberry,truffle,and licorice produce a colorful, high alcohol content wine, rich in tannins and flavor. It is generally blended with other grapes such as the Grenache and the Syrah.
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