Chinian is located north of Béziers
city. Vineyards lay in coteaux, meaning that
they cover one side of the hills, the ones facing
at the sea.
Chinian is famous since the 14th century
although the first vine was planted during the
Chinian is usually more tannic than other Languedoc red
wines except Faugères strong red wines.
However some skillful wine makers manage to compensate
with a delicate and full flavor wine. With the
quality still improving, Saint Chinian is definitely
an appellation to follow.
a neglected house in South of France,
the author embarks on a tour of Languedoc
and finds out that the whole wine region
is working towards quality, making one
of the most exciting and affordable wine. Click