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Aude

Department in the south France on the Mediterranean coast with the capital Carcasonne in the political region of Occitania. It was named after the river Aude. It lies between the two departments Pyrenees-Orientales (south) and Hérault (northeast). Like this, it belongs to the region Languedoc with the comprehensive AOC area of the same name. The vineyards occupy a total of almost 100,000 hectares. It is an ancient wine-growing region, the first vineyards were planted here by the Romans when Narbonne was the capital of Gaul.

the capital Carcasonne seen from the Aude

The AOC areas make up about 20% of the vineyards. These are Blanquette de Limoux. CABARDES. Corbières. Corbières-Boutenac. Crémant de Limoux. Fitou. Limoux. Malepère. Minervois and Quatourze,

The country wine or IGP area is called Aude. This can be supplemented by the following narrower geographical names: Coteaux de la Cabrerisse, Coteaux de Miramont, Côtes de Lastours, Côtes de Prouilhe, Hauterive, La Côte Rêvée, Pays de Cucugnan, Val de Cesse and Val de Dagne. Other independent IGP areas are Cité de Carcassonne, Coteaux de Narbonne, Coteaux de Peyriac (can be supplemented with Haut de Badens), Haute Vallée de l'Aude, Le Pays Cathare, Vallée du Torgan and Vallée du Paradis, Aude is also part of the huge national IGP area Pays d'Oc,

For IGP-Aude, 32 grape varieties for red wines (5), rosé wines and white wines (15%) are permitted, from which grape varieties and cuvées be pressed. The main red wine varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon. Caladoc, Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) Marselan. Merlot, Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) Cinsault, Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) Pinot Noir and Syrah, the most important types of white wine Chardonnay. Chasan. Sauvignon Blanc. Vermentino and Viognier, The earnings is limited to a maximum of 80 hl / ha. The Vin de liqueur is a specialty here Cartagène,

By Jean-Pol GRANDMONT - Self-photographed , CC BY 3.0 , Link

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