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Languedoc
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Carignan
Cinsaut / Cinsault
Grenache
Mourvèdre
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Saint-Chinian
Saint-Chinian





-Surface: 2800 ha.
-Only wines from selected parcels of the communes Assignan, Babeau-Bouldoux, Berlou, causses-et-Veyran, Cazedarnes, Cébazan, Cessenon, Creissan, Cruzy, Ferrières-Poussarou, Murviel-lès-Béziers, Pierrerue, Prades-sur-Vernazobre, Puisseguier, Quarante, Roquebron, Saint-Chinian, Saint-Nazaire-de-Ladarez, Vieussan and Villespassans.
-Only red wine
-Grape varieties red and rosé wine: Carignan, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault.
-Production max. 54 hl. per ha.

Calcareous gravely clay in a hilly terrain about 100 m above sealevel.
Limestone Gravel Clay

Mediterranean climate with long, hot summers and mild winters. The mountains that are near to the sea trigger violent thunderstorms. This accounts for much of the annual rainfall. The relatively cold mistral can cool and dry the region.
Dry summers Mediterranean Sudden stormy changes