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Benjamin Darnault Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Grape Variety: Southern Rhone Blend Red

A Red Southern Rhone Blend generally consists of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre, in varying proportions, although typically Grenache and Syrah are the dominant partners.

There are also a number of other grape varieties which might be used in the Southern Rhone Blend, as southern France's vineyards are filled with obscure local varieties which have not made their way in the world as well as the three aforementioned. Among these less common varieties are what are often referred to as the 'four Cs'; Carignan, Cinsaut, ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Minervois wine region

    Minervois is an appellation for distinctive red wines from the western Languedoc in France. In general, they are more supple than those produced in Corbieres, just to the south. The Minervois title also covers rosé and white wines.

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  • Languedoc-Roussillon wine region

    Languedoc-Roussillon is a large and diverse wine region in the south of France, covering an area that stretches from Nimes and Montpellier in the east, around the Gulf of Lyon to the Spanish border.

    As suggested by the double-barreled name, Languedoc-Roussillon was once two independent regions – Languedo ... more

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