We want to present our own region’s rich variety of produce & wines and so, in putting our wine list together, we have selected wines that, for the most part, are within 80 kilometres of Mazamet – the closest AOC being Cabardès, just 30 minutes south.
In most instances, we have personally visited the vineyards to taste the wine and meet the owners – we predominantly buy from small-yielding producers too and, although not widely known outside of France, they represent a good selection of red, white and rosé wines.
We also work with a family owned vineyard, Domaine la Colombette, on production of three “house” wines for La Villa; a sumptuous Grenache-Syrah as our rouge, a Sauvignon as our blanc and a Grenache Rosé.
The majority of wines from this area are produced to be drunk whilst they are still relatively young, hence you will rarely see wines more than ten years old. The climate and “terroir” varies considerably from the dry conditions closer to the Med to the cooler areas of Limoux and Cabardès – hence you will find a good variety of grapes featured in our wines.
A number of the vineyards we purchase from offer informal tastings. If you are interested in tasting and buying wine to take home, talk to us to help arrange a half or full day of wine tasting (we can even arrange transportation so you can enjoy a glass or two!)
We appreciate that wine is often down to personal preference – however, when we present each evening’s menu we are happy to recommend wines that, in our experience, pair with the dishes for that evening.
Asides from our wine list, we stock a wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits for your enjoyment around the pool during the day and for aperitifs before dinner.
We hope that you enjoy our wine selection!
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