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is widely present in the south of France, in Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence. Carignan is indeed a typical red grape from south of France.

It is used mainly to produce strong "Vin de Table" in large quantity. But Carignan is also associated to varieties such as Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah.

Carignan is a hot country vine-variety, it does not like damp. It is why it is grown in Spain and Algeria.

Carignan enters in the composition of famous Roussillon sweet wines such as Banyuls and Rivesaltes.

Aromas : black fruits, black pepper, licorice

French wines : Cotes du Roussillon, Corbières, Saint Chinian, etc

Red grapes : Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon - Cinsault - Gamay - Grenache - Merlot - Mourvèdre - Pinot Noir - Syrah - White Grapes










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