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Sommières

The Languedoc-Sommières appellation is located in the northeast of the French wine-growing region Languedoc, It was classified as AOC in 2011 and belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". Winegrowing was already here in the 6th century before Hristi Celts operated. The vineyards cover around 2,000 hectares of vines on limestone, marl, rubble and soil flint, They extend over 18 municipalities in the department Gard, The area forms a circle with a diameter of 20 km and is crossed by the Vidourle river. The red wines are 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 ) and Cinsault blended.

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