widely present in the south of France, in Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence.
Carignan is indeed a typical red grape from south of
It is used mainly to produce strong "Vin
de Table" in large quantity. But Carignan is also
associated to varieties such as Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah.
Carignan is a hot country vine-variety, it does not
like damp. It is why it is grown in Spain and Algeria.
Carignan enters in the composition of famous Roussillon
sweet wines such as Banyuls and Rivesaltes.
Aromas : black fruits, black pepper, licorice
French wines : Cotes
du Roussillon, Corbières, Saint
Red grapes : Cabernet Franc - Cabernet
Sauvignon - Cinsault - Gamay - Grenache - Merlot - Mourvèdre - Pinot
Noir - Syrah - White