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Domaine L'Aigueliere

Red wine 2013 Montpeyroux AOP L'Esprit, Languedoc, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #332393

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 22 August, 2016

The appellation Languedoc-Montpeyroux is located in the centre of the French wine growing region Languedoc. It was classified as AOC in 1985 and belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". The vineyards cover 300 hectares of vineyards at an altitude of 120 to 350 metres above sea level at the foot of the Lazarc plateau on soils of limestone, volcanic rock, gravel, marl and red clay(Terra Rossa). They cover the municipalities of Arboras and Montpeyroux in the department of Hérault. The red wine is blended from at least 2 of the 3 main varieties Grenache Noir(Garnacha Tinta), MourvèdreMonastrell...

The red grape variety comes from France. There are more than 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important from a historical point of view, or still used today are Hermitage, Shiraz(Australia), Candive, Marsanne Noir, Petite Sirrah, Petite Syrah, Scyras, Sérène, Serine, Sira, Sirac, Sirah, Syra, Syrac(France) Balsamina, Neiretta Cunese, Neiretta del Monregalese, Neiretta del Rosso, Neiretta di Pinerolo, Neiretta di Saluzzo (Italy); Shiraz(South Africa); Zizak(Montenegro). Although it appears to have synonyms or morphological similarities, it...

See under Garnacha.

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