For decadeseven centuriesmuch of the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region was forgettable. But over the past 10 to 20 years, there's been a boom in quality here, with ambitious winemakers and growers producing impressive reds and whites, still at affordable prices.
Languedoc: Main Varietals
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Earlier this year, an Italian nursery sold 170,000 Sangiovese vinesthe signature grape of Tuscany to growers in the Languedoc's Herault region. It's the first time French farmers have planted Sangiovese, other than on the island of Corsica.