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Les galets roulés, typiques de Boutenac. Breakaways in the vineyards

Cru Boutenac in Languedoc, concentrated passion

In last March the AOC Corbières-Boutenac trade union welcomed the journalists for a comprehensive presentation of the identity peculiarities and the wines of the appellation. The new president of the union, David Latham, led them at the heart of the exceptional cru at the top of the Languedoc wine hierarchy. The AOC Corbières has been recognized in 1985. It soon appeared that the Boutenac wines had a peculiar quality that set it apart from the other wines of the appellation. Thirty wine growers thus decided to gather within the Association for the Defense of the terroir of Boutenac. They... Read more

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