Alain Grignon Carignan Vieilles Vignes 2016 PGI Pays de l’Hérault

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Alain Grignon Carignan Vieilles Vignes 2016 PGI Pays de l’Hérault. An indigenous grape variety of the Languedoc, Carignan produces dark ruby red wines with plenty of body, and are said to be a great expression of the rugged heathland terroir around Carcassonne. This example is from low-yielding vines aged around 40 years. Deep and inky red in colour, the wine is crammed with black cherry fruit, lifted by subtle vanilla aromas from a touch of oak ageing. Bold, meaty tannins provide satisfying texture and length. Drink with traditional and hearty southern French cuisine like cassoulet and duck confit..

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Alain Grignon Carignan Vieilles Vignes 2016 PGI Pays de l’Hérault. An indigenous grape variety of the Languedoc, Carignan produces dark ruby red wines with plenty of body, and are said to be a great expression of the rugged heathland terroir around Carcassonne. This example is from low-yielding vines aged around 40 years. Deep and inky red in colour, the wine is crammed with black cherry fruit, lifted by subtle vanilla aromas from a touch of oak ageing. Bold, meaty tannins provide satisfying texture and length. Drink with traditional and hearty southern French cuisine like cassoulet and duck confit.. . . . .