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Sommières

The appellation Languedoc-Sommières 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". Viticulture was already here in the 6th century before Hristi of the Celts operated. The vineyards cover about 2,000 hectares of vines on limestone, marl, boulders and flint, They span 18 municipalities in the département Gard, The area forms a circle of 20 km in diameter and is crossed by the river Vidourle. 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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