Said to be of Spanish origin, Mourvèdre migrated to France in the Middle Ages where it thrived in the coastal Mediterranean climate.
Today, still, it is grown exclusively along the coast between Perpignan and Fréjus, producing some of the region’s finest wines. In order to express its full potential, it requires sun, heat and proximity to the sea. Mourvèdre is above all a finicky grape whose cultivation is tricky. The red wines it produces are of excellent quality and boast deep colour. They are aromatic, spicy and structured, suitable for ageing. When vinified as a rosé, the Mourvèdre grape yields structured, complex wines.MoreLess