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.
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 flavors.
AOP Saint Chinian
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.
AOP Minervois La Livinière
100% Grenache Noir
A sensuous, rich, velvety, generous wine that seems to offer everything at a glance. Under the blood red robe are hidden all the tender secrets of Andalusia nights, a feria of aromas and spice, complex and alluring. Aged in tank and bottle, no oak because the wine is already so complex! The winemaker says "Be patient with this beauty and in 5 or 10 years it’s a gypsy dream that you’ll see dancing under Seville moonlight in your glass."
AOP Terrasses Du Larzac
43% Syrah, 42% Grenache, 15% 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. Rated 91 points by Decanter!
AOP Côtes du Roussillon - Caramany Villages
65% Carignan, 20% Grenache, 15% Syrah
This organic blend of Carignan, Grenache and Syrah bewitches even before the first sip with its gorgeous, garnet color. Pure pleasure follows with aromas of black fruit, earth and flint. A silky mouthfeel and a fresh, spicy palate complement the elegant tannins.
Vin de France
94% Syrah, 6% Viognier
This beautiful blend of Syrah and Viognier from Faugéres schiste soil is Simon "The Coulsh'" Coulshaw's fabulous take on the iconic Côte-Rôtie wine. This rare vintage entices with wafts of rose petals and spice, followed by earthy garrigue and dark chocolate dusted forest floor. All of this layered on baked plums and cherries. A wine for the long haul to share with the best of friends.
AOP Saint Chinian
45% Syrah, 40% Grenache Noir, 15% Cinsault
Dark red fruit, spiciness, leather tones, and a long finish make this an all-occasion, “knife-and-fork” wine. A hearty Syrah, Grenache and Cinsault blend, Cuvée des Chevaliers 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.
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.
50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc, 10% Malbec
Raise a glass of dazzling garnets with this Merlot-dominant blend. Entrancing aromas of cherry, dark fruit, and sweet spices are touched with roasted oak. The fruit blooms in a very ripe mouth and nuances of macerated fruit integrate the medium tannins. With a beautiful classicism, this cuvée will evolve with grace.
The dark fruit, powerful spices, and herbaceous aromas of this Syrah entice the senses. The rich, upfront mouthfeel resolves into silky tannins. Surrender to the lingering finish...until your next luscious sip. Domaine Borie de Maurel practices organic and biodynamic agriculture.
AOP Maury Sec
60% Lledoner Pelut, 40% Grenache Noir
A blend of Grenache and Lledoner Pelut, this wine displays the attractive scents of flowers and crushed rocks and delivers plenty of pleasure in your mouth with black cherries dusted with a cinnamon and clove finish on a softly dusty note. Robert Parker awarded the 2016 vintage 90 points!
AOP Saint Chinian
Lledoner Pelut, Carignan, Syrah, Mourvèdre
This gorgeous, full-bodied blend of Lledoner Pelut, Carignan, Syrah, and Mourvèdre hails from the coveted schiste soil of the Berlou micro-appellation. Intriguing herbal scents resolve into bold flavors of spiced, mashed blackberries, followed by a long, silky finish.