The appellation is located in the southeast of the French winegrowing region Languedoc on the Mediterranean coast. West of it closes the AOC Muscat de Frontignan and a little further northeast of it lies the AOC Muscat de Lunel (both with similar wine). The White sweet wine was classified as AOC in 1959. He belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". The vineyards cover 290 hectares of vineyards on strong containing iron oxide and thereby red-colored loamy soil interspersed with limestone. They extend on slopes of the Montagne de la Gardiole on the two municipalities Mireval and Vic-la-Gardiole in the department Hérault, It is one of the four Vin doux naturel in the Languedoc. He is 100% sorted Muscat Blanc vinified. Well known producers are CV Rabelais, Cave le Placard à Pinard and Domaine Mas Jacquet.