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Mas de Daumas-Gassac

The estate is located in the municipality of Aniane northwest of Montpellier in the French wine region Languedoc ( Terrasses du Larzac ). The property was bought in 1971 by the Paris glove manufacturer Aimé Guibert. At first, he had no thought of producing wine. During a visit by geologist Professor Enjalbert, he found that the floor consists of a 20 meter thick layer of volcanic dust. He predicted that it would have to produce world-class wine. And so it happened, Guibert started with the support of the famous oenologist Professor Émile Peynaud (1912-2004) one cult wine to produce. Guiberts country wines established the fame of the Vin de pays (today IGP ) of this region in the department Hérault,

The long-lived red wine produced for the first time in 1978 Cabernet Sauvignon resembles a Bordeaux in structure and is one of the most expensive French wines. White wines, rosés and sparkling wines are also produced. The vineyards cover 32 hectares of vineyards, mainly with Cabernet Sauvignon are planted. Other red wine varieties 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 is also " Château Lafite-Rothschild des Languedoc ”.

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