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Mas de Daumas-Gassac

The estate is located in the municipality Aniane northwest of Montpellier in the French winegrowing region Languedoc ( Terrasses du Larzac ). The property was bought in 1971 by the Parisian glove manufacturer Aimé Guibert. At first he did not think about producing wine. During a visit by the geologist Professor Enjalbert, he discovered that the soil consists of a 20-meter-thick volcanic dust layer. He prophesied that he would have to provide a world class wine. And so it happened, Guibert began with the support of the famous oenologist Professor Émile Peynaud (1912-2004) one cult wine to produce. Guiberts Landweine justified the glory of the Vin de pays (today IGP ) of this region in the département Hérault,

The long-lived red wine produced for the first time in 1978 Cabernet Sauvignon similar in structure to a Bordeaux and is one of the most expensive French wines. It also produces white wines, roses and sparkling wines. The vineyards cover 32 hectares of vineyards, mainly with Cabernet Sauvignon are planted. Other red wines are Merlot. Cabernet Franc. Tannat. Pinot Noir. Nebbiolo. Barbera and Dolcetto, The white wines are Chardonnay. Viognier. Petit Manseng. Marsanne. Roussanne. Chenin Blanc. Sercial. Muscat Blanc and Neheleschol, The winery will also " Château Lafite-Rothschild of the Languedoc ".

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