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Languedoc
Related grapes
Carignan
Cinsaut / Cinsault
Grenache
Macabeo
Marselan
Mourvèdre
Syrah
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Fitou
Fitou


Oldest and most southern wine region of the Languedoc. The region is split in two by mountains that are over 600m. high.


-Surface: 2565 ha.
-Only wines from selected parcels of the communes Fitou, Cascatel, Caves-de-Treilles, La Palme, Leucate, Paziols, Treilles, Tuchan en Villeneuve-des-Corbières.
-Only red wine
-Grape varieties red wine: Carignan, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault, Terret, Maccabéo (de latter three in total not exceeding 10%)
-Production max. 54 hl. per ha.

Diverse soil with limestone, terraces of gravel but also calcareous clay.
Limestone Gravel Clay Slate

Mediterranean climate with long hot summers and mild winters. The dry winds of the Pyrenees, like the Tramontana, help to make this region one of the driest in France.
Dry summers Hot summers Tramontana