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Saint-Christol

The appellation Languedoc Saint-Christol is located in the east of the French winegrowing region Languedoc, The former VDQS area Coteaux de Saint-Christol was classified as AOC in 2011 and belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". The origin of the eponymous community goes back to the Order of St. John, who founded a Commandery in 1139. Since that time viticulture is operated here. The vineyards cover 150 hectares of vineyards at 50 to 100 sea level around Saint-Christol in the department Hérault, The red wine is made from at least 2 of the 3 main grape varieties Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ), Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ) and Syrah, as well as Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) Cinsault. Counoise and Piquepoul Noir blended.

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