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Domaine Preignes le Vieux 'Reserve du Domaine' Rose, IGP Coteaux du Libron, France

Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $5   From: $3   To: $5


Grape Variety

Cinsaut and Grenache are two grapes commonly grown in southern France to use in red and rosé wines. The two varieties have much in common; they are both lighter bodied than other Rhone varieties, have strong resistance to droughts and perform best when overcropping is avoided.

There is great variation within the Cinsaut and Grenache wine category. At the top end of the scale these wines might be from the prestigious Chateauneuf-du-Pape appellation, and command great prices. At the other end they may be very simple Vin de Pays/IGP wines, perhaps even released as a bag-in-box for everyday consumption.

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Region
  • Coteaux du Libron is an IGP title for red, white and rosé wines produced in an area in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. The vineyards can be found within the valley of the Libron river, which flows south from the Cevennes mountains near the AOC-level Faugeres and Saint-Chinian appellations towards the Mediterranean coast. Both traditional blended wines and more modern varietally labeled wines are made under the Coteaux du Libron IGP.

    Vineyards are found on both sides of the Libron river, where the dry, scrubby landscape offers a range of suitable mesoclimates for grapegrowing. In general, the vineyards enjoy a classic ...more

  • Vin de Pays (VDP), the French national equivalent of the Europe-wide IGP (Indication Géographique Protégée), is a quality category of French wine, positioned between Vin de Table (VDT) and Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (...more


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