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Regional profile: Pézenas

This Languedoc enclave, known for its distinctive, generous reds, is the latest to seek full appellation status. James Lawther MW meets the established names and exciting newcomers behind the drive...

As the Languedoc rebuilds its hierarchy of appellations, there’s one name that’s likely to figure more prominently in coming years, and that’s Pézenas. Bottlings of red Languedoc-Pézenas have been permitted since 2006 but now the region is chasing full appellation status, following in the footsteps of Terrasses du Larzac in 2014 and Pic St-Loup in 2016.


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