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Languedoc
Related grapes
Carignan
Garnacha Blanca/ Grenache blanc
Grenache
Marsanne
Mourvèdre
Syrah
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Minervois
Minervois





-Surface: 4285 ha.
-Only wines from selected parcels in 61 communes of the departements de l’Aude and de l’Hérault.
-Only red, white and rosé wine
-Grape varieties red and rosé wine: Carignan, Grenache, Syrah.
-Grape varieties white wine: Grenache blanc, Bourboulenc, Marsanne.
-Production max. 60 hl. per ha.

The plains have pebbly soils because of the rivers that cross the valley. In the hilly areas the soil consists of calcareous gravel with marl.
Limestone Cobble Gravel

Meeting place of the Atlantic and Mediterranean climates resulting in lots of sunshine with regular rainfall.
Hot summers Micro climates Mediterranean