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Montpeyroux

The appellation Languedoc-Montpeyroux is located in the center of the French winegrowing region Languedoc, It was classified as AOC in 1985 and belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". The vineyards cover 300 hectares of vineyards at 120 to 350 meters above sea level at the foot of the Lazarc Plateau on soils with limestone, volcanic rock, gravel, marl and red clay ( Terra Rossa ). They extend over the municipalities of Arboras and Montpeyroux in the department Hérault, The red wine is made from at least 2 of the 3 main varieties Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ), Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) and Syrah, as well as Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) and Cinsault blended. Well-known producers are Domaine L'Aiguelière and Montpeyroux Coopérative Artisanale.

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