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Vallée du Paradis

IGP area for red, rosé and white wines in the French wine-growing region Languedoc, The name is based on the legend that an epidemic decimated the livestock of the plain, but miraculously spared this valley. The area is located in the heart of the Corbières and is separated from the Mediterranean by a series of limestone mountains. It comprises the 12 municipalities of Albas, Cascastel-des-Corbières, Coustouge, Durban-Corbières, Embres-et-Castelmaure, Fontjoncouse, Fraissé-des-Corbières, Jonquières, Quintillan, Saint-Jean-de-Barrou, Villeneuve-les-Corbières and Villesèque-des-Corbières in the department Aude, It is a variety of grape varieties allowed. For the most part, red wines are mainly from the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ) Cinsault, Mourvèdre ( Monastrell ), Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) Caladoc. Merlot and Syrah produced. The most important white wines are Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, As a specialty, there is also a hellgekelterte rose version Gris de gris, Well-known producers are Domaine des Garrigottes and Jeanjean.

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