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The merit of Languedoc-Roussillon red wines

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.

The characteristics of Languedoc-Roussillon red wines

The rich diversity of Languedoc-Roussillon vineyard production is its main quality. Freshness, complexity, power, softness, generosity, all these attractions are found in the range of choices of red wines offered by this vineyard. This variety is as immense as the grape varieties and terroirs of this vineyard.

Each Languedoc-Roussillon wine has its particularity. It is available in more than 35 grape varieties with IGP accreditation or the 37 regional AOPs with the Grenache, Carignan, Syrah and Mourvèdre grape varieties dominating them.

Red wines represent the majority of 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 equally exquisite cuisine, starting with an assortment of tapas as an aperitif or grilled meats with a summer spirit and garnished with tomatoes, peppers... with a touch of olive oil. olive.

The richest red wines, for their part, 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 tagines, couscous, pigeon pastilla... Older, these wines will enhance the delight of a simmered dish such as a poultry 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 maturation is favored by the Mediterranean climate, which was hot and dry, and the autumn and spring were mild. This combination of heat and brightness ensures their maturity.

To know that a red wine from this vineyard is still young, you just have to smell it. The captivating scent of red fruits that emanates from it 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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