This year the IGP Côtes Catalanes are celebrating their 20th anniversary!
For the occasion, a jury of professionals has selected 30 ambassadors in white, rosé and red for a great discovery of the diversity and subtleties of these Roussillon wines. Among this selection, 15 ambassadors are present in China.
GEOGRAPHIC SITUATION / TERROIR
The IGP Côtes Catalanes extend over the entire vineyard of the Pyrénées-Orientales, i.e. 118 municipalities in the department… [ MAP ] The most southern vineyard in France, located in the Pyrénées-Orientales at the gates of Spain, Roussillon is nestled between the Mediterranean and the mountains. This amphitheater with a sunny climate offers a mosaic of terroirs for exceptional wines…
AREA 2021 IGP COTES CATALANES : 3993 hectares
YIELD 2021 IGP COTES CATALANES: 35 hectoliters/hectare
THE IGP COTES CATALANES VARIETIES
Red and rosé wines: mainly Grenache noir, Carignan noir, Cinsault, Lledoner Pelut, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chenanson, Marselan.
White wines: mainly white and gray Grenache, Macabeu, Malvoisie du Roussillon, Marsanne, Roussanne, Vermentino, Muscat of Alexandria, Muscat small grains, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc and Viognier.
THE CATALAN COAST IGP COLORS
IGP Côtes Catalanes red: light, drinkable or fleshy and powerful wines, they often highlight the main characteristics of the grapes from which they come.
IGP Côtes Catalanes rosé: fresh wines evoking small red fruits and floral notes.
IGP Côtes Catalanes white: fine and delicate wines or concentrated wines, their aromas, richness and structure, are generally the reflection of the grape varieties used