IGP Wines City of Carcassonne

Wines of the City of Carcassonne
Vineyards of the City of Carcassonne
  • Wine Region : Languedoc wines.
  • PGI: City of Carcassonne.
  • Vinifications: red wine, rosé wine, white wine.
  • Red grape varieties : Alicante
  • Red and rosé grape varieties : Arinarnoa, Cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon, Caladoc, Carignan, Chenanson, Cinsault, Cot, Egiodola, Grenache Noir, Marselan, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Portan, Syrah
  • Rosé grape varieties : Grenache Gris, Muscat of Hamburg
  • White grape varieties : Bourboulenc, Carignan blanc, Chardonnay, Chasan, Chenin blanc, Clairette, Colombard, Gewurztraminer, Grenache blanc, Macabeu, Marsanne, Mauzac, Muscat à petits grains, Muscat d'Alexandrie, Pinot blanc, Pinot Gris, Piquepoul blanc, Roussanne, Sauvignon white, Sauvignon gris, Sémillon, Terret blanc, Tourbat, Ugni blanc, Viognier.

Ranked among the greats Major sites in Occitania the most remarkable, the medieval city of Carcassonne also draws its charm from the expanses of vineyards that surround it. Because its ramparts dominate a wine-growing land which has around thirty estates producing the majority of their wines under the label IGP City of Carcassonne. On these soils, which are suitable for growing vines, the climate is determined by the geographic conjunction of Mediterranean and oceanic influences. The same is true of the grape varieties among which typical varieties of both the south-east and the south-west coexist. No wonder then that Merlot and Cabernets mix there with Grenache and Syrah. Red wine, rosé wine and white wine are to be found on this land deeply steeped in history and centuries-old traditions. Characterized by their fruit, their freshness and their structural balance, the wines produced in IGP City of Carcassonne testify to the commitment of the winegrowers to enhance the typical characteristics and climatic singularities of their ancestral land.

Where to find IGP Cité de Carcassonne wines?

Domaine Saint Martin - IGP City of Carcassonne

Domaine Saint Martin

Close to the medieval city of Carcassonne classified as a Grand Site d'Occitanie, the Domaine Saint Martin is an emblematic family property ...
Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

Anne de Joyeuse

If the Limoux appellation is renowned for its sparkling wines, the terroir is also very favorable to still wines. The ...
Domaine La Bourdette - Wines from the city of Carcassonne

Domaine La Bourdette

Established on the IGP Vins de la Cité de Carcassonne, Arnaud Aribaud has just opened his first cellar on the family estate ...

Regional area of ​​the IGP City of Carcassonne