Languedoc

Definition - What does Languedoc mean?

Languedoc is a region located in the central part of France, and it is known as one of the largest producers of wine. Given the large volume of wine produced in Languedoc, they also sell surplus wine. This surplus wine is called wine lake. Consequently, Languedoc is famous for the wine lake it produces.

WineFrog explains Languedoc

As one of the largest wine producing regions of France, one-third of France's wine production takes place in Languedoc. The wines are labeled as Languedoc, Gaillac, Fronton, Cotes du Rhone or Limoux depending on the east or west coast. Languedoc is home to numerous grape types with about 3000 square kilometers of area occupying vineyards.

The grape varieties grown in the vast vineyards of Languedoc include red grapes such as Carignan, Syrah, Cinsault, and white grapes such as Chardonnay, Picpoul Blanc, Marsanne.

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