Moulin des Mages Pays d'Herault 2013 is fruity,supple and refreshing. It develops aromas of spices and white pepper,coupled with cherry,raspberry.This wine will match perfectly with Lamb,Poultry or Salad.
Moulin des Mages Pays d'Herault is a wine from Languedoc-Roussillon,region of France
,Languedoc-Roussillon region covers an area of 42,800 hectares, producing more than 1.8 million hectoliters in the extreme south of France. This is the first wine producing region of France in volume.
The first to establish vineyards in the area were the Greeks, in the fifth century BC. This then was the Romans who cultivated and vines enjoyed great expansion until the modern period (seventeenth century). In 1863, phylloxera ravaged French vineyards. Once a cure was found, the area under vine cultivation in the region increased sharply to become in the twentieth century, the largest vineyard in France.
Languedoc-Roussillon is located in a Mediterranean climate zone characterized by mild winters and hot, dry summers and low rainfall. The Tramontana wind dry vines and prevents diseases. It has a wide variety of soils (shale, sandstone, limestone boulders, sandy clay soils) which explains the richness of this region, and the diversity of the AOC proposed. During a long time, wines of Languedoc-Roussillon were seen as poor quality wines, producing only bulk wine. Now, the improved quality of the production and its sweet prices make Languedoc-Roussillon the first wine export region of France, celebrated for its refreshing pink wines and its fruity red wines. A large production of sparkling wines (Blanquette de Limoux) and of natural sweet wines (Muscat de Rivesaltes, Muscat de Lunel, Muscat de Frontigan, Maury,...) continues to impress the wine lovers.
Moulin des Mages Pays d'Herault is located in Languedoc-Roussillon's sub-region of Pays-d'Herault ,This region has the departmental name of “vin du pays”. It includes 28 wine appellations zone; part of the regional designation Vin de pays d'Oc. The wines of Herault cover two thirds of producing wines of the same name. The varieties are typically Mediterranean for red and rosé with Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah, Carignan, complemented by Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. For white wines, one finds among other maccabeu, white Grenache and Terret, complemented by Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier.The wines of the hinterland are rather red, as Val de Montferrand, Bérange and Bénobie. The coastal area with sandy land is famous for the production of rosé Gris de Gris, produced on the vineyards of wine country of sand land in the Gulf of Lion. These are powerful wines but also recalling the freshness of the sea.