The red wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon are sultry, sensuous, and balanced. The wines we hand select are made by the most passionate winemakers and have a finesse and complexity that will keep you coming back for more.
Wines marked below with the green leaf symbol are certified organic by the European Union.
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IGP St Guilhem Le Desert
55% Carignan, 45% Syrah
Carignan lends this elegant wine freshness and a rich, garnet color. Syrah imparts lovely, fine tannins on the palate. Complex aromas entice with spice, violets, dried plums and dark chocolate. The generous mouthfeel enhances the lingering fruit, spice and cocoa flavours.
40% Mourvèdre, 30% Grenache Noir, 30% Syrah
This organic blend of Mourvèdre, Grenache and Syrah enchants with deep red fruit on the palate followed by delicate herbs and spices and a rich finish. Tannins are firm, yet velvety. Made by a leading lady of Languedoc winemaking, Laurence Jougla, whose family vineyards are abundant in diverse soils, imbuing her wines with beautiful richness and softness.
IGP Pays D’Oc
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot
Food Pairing: This wine has some age in the bottle and it is fabulous! Enjoy every drop with a steak, beef or pork stir fry, or pasta with meat sauce. It is an unusual blend for the Languedoc but, Verena Wyss, the fine winemaker who moved here decades ago from Switzerland, has created a jewel!
AOP Minervois La Livinière
100% Grenache Noir
Food pairing: Dream of neighboring Andalusia and drink with Chorizo and Chicken Paella; Grilled Harissa Chicken; or Traditional Beef Stew with Sage Cornbread.
AOP Languedoc Montpeyroux
30% Syrah, 30% Carignan (60 year old vines), 25% Grenache, 15% Cinsault
Food pairing: Surround yourself with the soft richness of this beautiful organic wine served with Moroccan Lamb Cammama with Date and Onion Sambal; or Barbara Batcheller’s West Indian Roast Pork with Honey Glazed Parsnips and Yams. A perfect evening...bluer than velvet was the night....softer than satin was the light.
80% Grenache Noir, 20% Syrah
Blue Note is a blend of Grenache and Syrah from selected parcels. The wine is elegant, full of fruit and easy drinking. You can find aromas like blackberry, violets, some spiciness. Open a bottle, or two, with friends and there is no end to the evening!
AOP Terrasses Du Larzac
49% Syrah, 47% Grenache, 4% Carignan
This red blend of Syrah, Grenache and Carignan fills the mouth without being heavy. Aromatic notes of cassis and hints of leather blend with rosemary, thyme and other fragrant herbs of the garrigue. The palate is fine and rich with soft tannins and a round finish.
45% Syrah, 40% Grenache Noir, 15% Cinsault
Food pairing: Try this with Braised Cumin and Cinnamon Lamb with Pureed Chive Potatoes or Black Currant and Indian Longpepper Lacquered Duck Breast with Mashed Yams. This will free your inner troubadour. Share your song!!
45% Grenache Noir, 40% Syrah, 15% Cinsault
This elegant, fruity blend of Grenache Noir, Syrah and Cinsault is gentle and smooth in the mouth. Hints of blackberry and blueberry mingle with spicy notes of clove and bay leaf. A welcoming red, Cuvée Magali reflects the rich history of the Milhau Lacugue estate which was the site of a Roman villa and later offered rest and refreshment to medieval pilgrims en route to sacred sites in Spain.
Food pairing: Just surrender...and enjoy. Dive in with Grilled Lamb in Lemon-Anchovy-Fennel Marinade and Baked Chutney-Balsamic Red Onions; or Pasta with Grilled Spicy Italian Sausage and Sautéed Broccolini, Grana and Toasted Breadcrumbs. You won’t be sorry.
AOP Saint Chinian Berlou
30% Grenache Noir, 30% Syrah, 20% Carignan, 20% Mourvèdre
This is a traditional Languedoc blend of Grenache, Syrah, Carignan and Mourvèdre. The stars surely aligned in the resulting bright and spicy, cooked-berry blend, with a silky tannin feel as the weight of it slides across your mouth and cheeks to a gorgeous finish with some woody and mild tanned-leather tones.
I.G.P. Pays d’Oc
Food Pairing: Try it with Chicken, Prune and Green Olive Skewers with a Blueberry Vinaigrette Drizzle, or Lamb Curry with Dried Currants and Apples or just make it your new Barbecued Everything wine!! It is irresistible!