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Pic Saint-Loup AOP

Description to Pic Saint-Loup AOP

The appellation is located in the northeast of the French wine region Languedoc. It was classified as AOC in 1985 and belongs to the highest quality category "Crus du Languedoc". The vineyards cover 1,000 hectares of vineyards on diverse soils of limestone, conglomerates, dolomite, scree and marl on the name-giving Pic Saint Loup (658 m). They are spread over 12 communes in the department of Hérault and one commune in the department of Gard. Red wine and rosé are blended from at least 2 of the 3 main grape varieties Grenache Noir(Garnacha Tinta), Mourvèdre(Monastrell) and Syrah, as well as Carignan Noir(Mazuelo), Cinsaut, Counoise and Morrastel(Graciano). Well-known producers are Château de Cazeneuve, Château du Lancyre, Château de Lascaux, Domaine Ermitage du Pic Saint-Loup, Domaine Haut-Lirou, Domaine de l'Hortus, Domaine de Mirabel, Domaine de Mortiès, Domaine de la Salade Saint-Henri, Domaine de Villeneuve and Mas Bruguère


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