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Chateau Montauriol Rigaud

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Country of Origin: France
Location: Corbières
People: Bernard Rigaud, Owner | Delphine Glangetas, Winemaker



The estate is located in the lieu dit of Montauriol which is a south facing slope and plateau under the Boutenac national forest overlooking the town of Thézan Les Corbières.

Bernard Rigaud aims to make wines that are a benchmark for Corbières. He has just 5ha of sun-soaked vineyards in the hills above Thézan. The meticulously tended vines are mostly ancient and low-yielding Carignan with a little Syrah. The soil is composed of iron rich red limestone with very little organic matter and surrounded by garrigue (pine, rosemary, thyme & nettles).

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Chateau Montauriol Rigaud 2011 'Cuvée Les Crozes' Corbières AOC Net Price