The area of Languedoc-Roussillon, on France’s Mediterranean coast, accounts for a whopping one-third of France’s total vineyard acreage. While much vin ordinaire is still produced here, the last 15-20 years have seen a much greater emphasis on quality. A growing number of domaines began bottling their own wines and combining modern technology with the best traditional practices. As a result, the region is now producing some of the best wine values on the market.
Guillaume Cabrol is better known for the Picpoul de Pinet wines that they produce since the winery is situated in this particular zone, however this refreshing blend of Terret, Rolle, Viognier, and Chardonnay is both intriguing and delicious. A unique combination of grapes, yet not uncommon for the area since they are all typically used in other blends for wines of the Languedoc and Rhône regions. Terret blanc is a mutation of the more common, Terret Noir, one of the allowable red grapes of Châ