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Picpoul de Pinet AOP
Description to Picpoul de Pinet AOP
The appellation is located in the center of the French wine-growing region Languedoc, The previous one VDQS wine was classified as AOC in 2013 and belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". Under King Louis XVI (1754-1793) the winegrowers were allowed to burn the "Vin de Pinet" brand on each barrel. Under Emperor Napoleon III. (1808-1873) the wine on the farm was very popular and was served at its wedding. The vineyards cover 2,400 hectares of vineyards on a clay-lime plateau loaded with quartz pebbles. They then extend to the Étang de Thau lagoon across the six municipalities of Castelnau-de-Guers, Florensac, Mèze, Montagnac, Pinet and Pomèrols in the department Hérault, The green-golden white wine with lemon aroma is 100% unmixed from Picpoul de Pinet ( Piquepoul Blanc ) pressed.