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Mas Jullien
Winery Wines

Red wine 2010 Terrasses du Larzac AOC, Languedoc, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Price: 28.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number: #MJ-LR0112

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Last reviewed: 12 December, 2013

The appellation is located in the north of the French wine region Languedoc. It was classified as AOC in 2005 and belongs to the highest quality category "Crus du Languedoc". The area became famous for the wines of Aimé Guibert, who is therefore considered a pioneer, on his Mas de Daumas-Gassac estate in the municipality of Aniane. The vineyards cover 570 hectares of vineyards on sandy, stony limestone soils on the slopes of the Causse du Lazarc plateau. They cover 32 communes in the department of Hérault. Red wine and rosé are blended from at least 2 of the 3 main grape varieties Grenache Noir (Garnacha Tinta),...

The northern part of the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the deep south of France on the Mediterranean coast. From north to southwest it comprises the three départements of Gard, Hérault and Aude. The much smaller Roussillon in the Département Pyrénées-Orientales is connected to the west, the wine-growing regions Provence and Rhône to the east. The name is derived from "langue d'oc", which means "language of the Oc" (oc = yes). This Occitan language was spoken in the Middle Ages south of the Loire; north of the Loire they spoke...

France is a relatively young wine-growing country compared to Greece and Italy. The first vines were brought in the 6th century BC by the Greeks, who founded Massalia (lat. Massillia = Marseille) in the southwest on the Mediterranean coast. At this time, the land that was later called Gaul by the Romans was inhabited by the Celts. A brisk trade developed and the Greeks covered the demand. When they immigrated to the Po Valley in the 5th century, they got to know Italian wine and began to import it. The later French consumed wine for a long time before they started to cultivate it themselves on a large scale. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar...

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