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Narbonne Wine Region

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narbonne vineyards The Narbonne wine region is the oldest wine region of France. The first winegrowers were the Greek settlers who introduced the grape cultivation in the 5th century BC. The winegrowing has continued thus for more then 25 centuries with many grape varieties still grown inherited from antiquity: this is the case of Grenache variety with its notes of red fruits, the Carignan, the Mourvèdre with black fruit and spice aroma and the Syrah with its violet and licorice flavor.
The Narbonne wine region includes different wine appellations or AOCs (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée) like "Corbières", "Minervois", "Coteaux du Languedoc" with its territories "La Clape" and "Quatourze", and the "Les Coteaux de la Narbonnaise" which is a so called IGP (Indication Géographique Protégée).
A tour of Narbonne wineries - or wine chateaux how they are called here - offers not only the opportunity to taste some of France's best - red, rosé and white - wines but also to admire the unique panorama of the wind swept "garrigue" covered mild hills slowly descending towards the Mediterranean sea, a land also bursting of history where the vine creeps among medieval castles, Cistercian abbey and antic mementos.
Please find below our selection of Narbonne wine chateaux.

Chateau Abbaye des Monges

Wine Appelation: La Clape
Free tasting.
Contact: infor@abbaye-de-monges.com
Phone: 04 68 32 26 61

Web Site: www.abbaye-des-monges.com
Address: Route de Gruissan, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: From 9am to 7 pm.

Chateau Capitoul

Wine Appelation: La Clape
Free tasting.
Contact: contact@chateau-capitoul.com
Phone: 04 68 49 23 30

Web Site: www.chateau-capitoul.com
Address: Route de Grouissan, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: Summer: Daily from 9am to 8pm
Winter: Daily from 9am to 5pm.

Chateau de Jonquières

Wine Appelation: Corbières
Free tasting.
Email:chateaujonquieres@valorbieu.com
Phone: 04 68 42 70 11

Web Site: http://www.val-orbieu.com/oenotourisme/chateau-de-jonquieres
Address: Route de Jonquières, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: Open from 8am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm.

Chateau de Montfort-Lussan

Wine Appelation: Quatourze
Email: de.marmiesse@free.fr
Phone:(33)4 68 49 48 74

Web Site: montfortlussan.free.fr
Address: Rue de Montfort, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: Visit by appointment only from 1st of April to the 15th of November daily from 9am to 1pm and from 4pm to 7pm.

Chateau Ricardelle

Wine Appelation:
Free tasting.
Phone: 04 68 65 21 00

Web Site: www.chateau-ricardelle.com
Address: Route de Gruissan, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: Open from 9am to 7pm, Saturdays from 10am to 7pm.

Chateau Rouquette-sur-Mer

Wine Appelation: La Clape
Free tasting
Phone: 04 68 49 90 41
Email: bureau@chateaurouquette.com

Web Site: www.chateaurouquette.com
Address: F-11100 Narbonne-Plage
Hours of Operation: From October to April: from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm.
From May to September: from 10am to 12:30pm and from 3pm to 7:30pm.

Chateau Vires

Wine Appelation: La Clape
Free tasting.
Email: chateaudevires@orange.fr
Phone: 04 68 45 30 80

Web Site: www.la-clape.com/domaine/31/chateau-de-vires
Address: Route de Narbone-Plage, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: From 10am to 12pm and from 1pm to 5pm (winter) or 7pm (summer)

Domaine de Beaupré

Wine Appelation: Vin de pays d'Oc
Free tasting.
Email: info@domaine-de-beaupre.fr
Phone: 04 68 65 85 57

Web Site: www.domaine-de-beaupre.fr
Address: Route d'Armisan, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: By appointment.

Domaine de l'Hospitalet

Wine Appelation: La Clape
Free tasting.
Email: vins@gerard-bertrand.com
Phone: 04 68 45 27 03

Web Site: www.gerard-bertrand.com
Address: Route de Narbonne-Plage, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: Open daily from 9am to 7pm
In July and August from 9 am to 8pm.

Domaine de la Fée Bistande

Wine Appelation: La Clape
Free tasting on appointment.
Phone: 04 68 32 36 39
Email: domainerambaud@wanadoo.fr

Web Site:
Address: 24 rue Rouzeu, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: By appointment only.

Domaine de Sainte Johannes

Wine Appelation: Corbières
Free tasting.
Email:esatejohannes@apajh11.fr
Phone: +33 (0)4 68 45 17 71

Web Site:
Address: Route de Marcorignan, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: From 8am to 5pm

Domaine Les Garrigues St. Laurent

Wine Appelation: Quatourze
Free tasting.
Email: catherine.vergerviala@orange.fr
Phone: +33 (0)6 08 33 30 27

Web Site: www.narbonne-tourisme.com/organiser/a-voir-a-faire/118482-domaine-les-garrigues-saint-laurent
Address: La Nautique, Route de la Nautique, Narbonne
Hours of Operation: From 11:30am to 5pm

Domaine Pech-Redon

Wine Appelation: La Clape
Free tasting.
Phone: 04 68 90 41 22
Email: chateaupechredon@wanadoo.fr

Web Site:
Address: Route de Gruissan, 11100 Narbonne
Hours of Operation: Daily from 10:00am to 12pm and from épm to 7pm.