Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux
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Anne de Joyeuse

Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux
Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

In 1868 Docteur Guyot, who was at the forefront of initial modern scientific approaches to French viticulture, delivered his thoughts borne out of his study of the Limoux vineyards: « It’s through it’s red wines that Limoux shines and should rightfully figure among the list of good wines”. He thus bestowed the red wines of Limoux with these noble credentials. From the same belief the
Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux
Cave Anne de Joyeuse was founded in 1929 to vinify the red wines of Limoux and the Upper Aude valley. The winegrowers, realising over time the exceptional quality of their terroir, started planting the first noble grape varieties Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay in 1972. Thus, the Cave Anne de Joyeuse became the first and most important Southern French vineyard to commit 100% to individual site selection based on terroir. It lead to the establishment of its white wines as AOC Limoux White in 1989 and its red wines as AOC Limoux Red in 2004.

The geoclimatic studies undertaken in 1978 uncovered three main zones and different soil types. The vineyards of the Cave Anne de Joyeuse are divided between these three regions around Limoux.
Red Wine = Red Wine White Wine = White Wine Rosé = Rosé Organic Wine = Organic Wine
 
  Specialties

AOC Limoux White. A very demanding Appelation To guarantee the highest level of quality, AOC Limoux passed a decree in 1989 imposing strict rules for its white wines : fermentation followed by maturation in oak barrels. AOC Limoux Red. A well respected region now includes red wine. The decree of 23rd June 2004 extended the AOC designation to the red wines of Limoux. The vineyards classified as AOC Limoux red are subject to a schedule of rules specific to each variety, laid down by this same decree and reinforced by the quality ethic of the Cave Anne de Joyeuse. Only the varieties with black pips can be included in the blend for the AOC red wines of Limoux.Syrah, Cot (Malbec), Cabernet- Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot are the preferred varieties chosen by Anne de Joyeuse.

Pinot Noir. The highest expression of a vineyard situated at altitude. In Limoux, more precisely in the Upper Valley, Pinot Noir finds the ideal conditions for maximum expression : cool air, altitude, red clay soils rich in iron from the Cretaceous period on a base of crushed limestone. The important temperature difference you find at altitude between the heat of the day and the cool nights is perfect for the production of polyphenols and antioxidants. A remarkable terroir due to its climatic conditions, Limoux is as famous today for it’s Pinot Noir as for it’s Chardonnay. For 25 years, the Cave Anne de Joyeuse has been in the vanguard of the establishment and return to the Languedoc of this most noble grape variety, demanding yet delicate, the perfect expression of the greatest terroirs.

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Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux

Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux
Opening Anne de Joyeuse - Limoux:

- 01 January to 31 December - From 10:00 to 12:00 and from 15:00 to 19:00
- Closed day(s): Sunday
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Equipments and Services:
 
  * Parking
* Shop 
* Group guided tours
* Product tasting
* Individual guided tours
  Sightseeing
 
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- Le Château d'Arques
- La Bouichère - Jardin aux Plantes parfumées
- Le Musée des Dinosaures d’Espéraza
- Saint Hilaire
- Alet les Bains
- Limoux
- The Angel Art Sanctuary
- Elevage des biches de Picarel
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- Gorges de Galamus
- Grotte de l'Aguzou
- Carcassonne, 'La Cité'
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- Canal du Midi
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- Pirat Parc - Attraction Park (Gruissan)
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Limoux

Limoux

The Fecos (Carnival) de Limoux

Carnaval in Limoux, "Los Fecos"

Alet Les Bains

Alet Les Bains


Limoux

A.O.C. Limoux

Limoux is best known for its sparkling wine, Blanquette de Limoux. This is reputed to be the oldest sparkling wine in France and dates back to 1531 when Benedictine monks from Saint Hilaire Abbey discovered that the wine they had laid down had fermented and formed bubbles. This was the beginning of Limoux’s bubbly - the Blanquette de Limoux which was the first AOC to be created in the Languedoc area. The process (the locals say) was stolen by Dom Perignon who went on to create ‘champagne‘. however the Limoux sparkling wine is a very high quality champagne substitute and Crémant, which was developed in 1990, has a top class reputation. Now a prestigious event attracting buyers from all over the world, “Toques & Clochers” puts up for auction the most promising barrels of AOC Limoux. A share of the proceeds are then used to finance the renovation of bell towers in surrounding villages. Every year the auction is hosted by one of France’s great chefs popularly referred to as a “Toques”, the traditional white chef’s hat....


Blanquette de Limoux

Blanquette de Limoux,  Crémant de Limoux, Blanquette Méthode Ancestrale

History tells us that Blanquette de Limoux, the world's first sparkling wine, dates as far back as 1531. At the time, the monks of the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Hilaire, near Limoux, were producing a somewhat unusual white wine in their cellars. Inside its glass flask, with a cork top - very rare for wines at this time - it acquired a natural sparkle. This was the forefather of the brut which is tasted today at the world's most prestigious tables. Since they first started cultivating vines, the growers of Limoux have aimed at maintaining the originality of the Blanquette de Limoux growth and developing its quality. The region's surrounding hills protect it from the extremes of the Mediterranean and Atlantic climates, with the area enjoying a microclimate particularly suitable for making quality white wine. The vines classified in the appellation are always planted at the top of southern-facing slopes, giving the best exposure. The soil here is shallow and sparse, full of chalk and stone....


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  Anne de Joyeuse
 
Cellars and Domains
 
Cave Anne de Joyeuse
41 Avenue Charles de Gaulle
11300 Limoux
Phone +33 4.68.74.79.40
Fax +33 4.68.74.79.49

Oustal Limoux
34 Promenade du Tivoli
11300 Limoux
Phone: +33 4.68.31.11.30

Oustal Saint-Hilaire
Route de Carcassonne
11250 Saint-Hilaire
Phone +33 4.68.69.43.18

Oustal Les Hauts d'Aldae
Chemin du Moulin
11190 Montazels
Phone +33 4.68.74.04.76
 
Email -
commercial.france@cave-adj.com

Website -
www.annedejoyeuse.fr
Rates
Rosé: 6.50 € to 12.00 € 
White Wine: 6.50 € to 13.50 €
Red Wine: 5.00 € to 90.00 €
 
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Maison
de la Blanquette
de Limoux

Maison de la Blanquette de Limoux - Limoux



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Grand Hôtel
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Grand Hôtel Moderne et Pigeon - Limoux



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Auberge
La Corneilla

Hôtel Restaurant l'Auberge de la Corneilla Limoux - Cournanel (Limoux)



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Hôtel Limoux

Hôtel Limoux



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Brasserie Le Tivoli - Limoux



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