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grape is very well known in the Rhône Valley. It is one of the older grape-variety present in France. One can consider it was born in Provence.

This grape variety resists very well to high temperatures and prefers stony soil. Mourvèdre produces a bluish juicy berry. It is used to make full-bodied and deep wines. This is why it is associated to Cinsault and Grenache.

The Mourvèdre variety was destroyed by the too famous Phylloxera. Thanks to the Mediterranean vinegrowers efforts, it has regained its importance.

Mourvèdre is known in Spain as Monastrell where the grape variety is widely used.

Aromas : black fruits, licorice

French wines : Bandol, Gigondas, Chateauneuf du Pape, Coteaux du Languedoc, etc

Other white grapes: Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon - Carignan - Cinsault - Gamay - Grenache - Merlot - Pinot Noir - Syrah - White Grapes











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