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(or Cinsaut) is one of the oldest south of France variety. Even nowadays it is impossible to determinate its origins, between Provence and Languedoc.

The Cinsault is a hill-side grape-variety. It is the reason for which it is always associated to other varieties: Carignan, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah.

Cinsault produces large grains, very sweet and juicy.

Although not well known, this variety contributes to the production of excellent wines such as Saint-Georges d'Orques (Languedoc).

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