The Languedoc Roussillon vineyard is not only the largest of France's vineyards, it is also one of the best known. Its international reputation comes from the quality and richness of the flavors of its wines. Each of its products is the result of the subtle and refined combination of at least two grape varieties.
Characteristics of Languedoc Roussillon red wines
The rich diversity of production from the Languedoc Roussillon vineyard is its main quality. Freshness, complexity, power, softness, generosity, all these attractions are found in the range of choice of red wines offered by this vineyard. This variety is as immense as the grape varieties and the terroirs of this vineyard.
Each Languedoc Roussillon wine has its particularity. It comes in many more than 35 grape varieties with IGP accreditation or the 37 regional AOPs with a dominant Grenache, Carignan, Syrah and Mourvèdre grape varieties dominating them
Red wines represent the majority of the wines produced in this vineyard. The Mediterranean spirit characterized by its flavor and generosity is felt everywhere. A sip of one of these wines is a call to an equally exquisite cuisine starting with an assortment of tapas as an aperitif or grilled meats in the summer spirit and garnished with tomatoes, peppers... with a touch of olive oil .
The richest red wines, on the other hand, require a more pronounced taste, such as that of North African cuisine. They go wonderfully with a leg of lamb marinated in different spices and roasted, a dish of tajines, couscous, pigeon pastilla... When older, these wines will enhance the delight of a simmered dish such as a chicken fricassee , piglet, stews, stews, a fillet of wild boar, hare…
The best red wines of Languedoc Roussillon
Power is generally the main characteristic of Languedoc Roussillon red wines. Their ripening is favored by the Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers, and mild autumn and spring. This combination of warmth and light ensures their maturity.
To know that a red wine from this vineyard is still young, all you have to do is smell it. The captivating scent of red fruits that emerges, will allow you to identify with certainty its youth. Some bottles even give off a slightly peppery scent. As they age, these red wines will develop more animal and candied fruit notes.
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A selection of red wines from Languedoc Roussillon
Sometimes fruity, sometimes powerful, the red wines of Languedoc Roussillon are ideal for a reception with friends, for a barbecue party, an aperitif dinner.
Here is a selection of each of the categories of red wines from this vineyard.