Muscat de Saint Jean de Minervois AOC is a fortified sweet white wine appellation dating from 1946. The wine is made from Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains grown in the small commune of St-Jean-de-Minervois, in mountainous terrain in the far north east of the Minervois region in France’s Languedoc.

Terroir: ‘200m above sea level, classic garigue, calcareous soil,’ (Guide Hachette des Vins 2004, p.1093).

Production1998 4,400 hl were produced from 160 ha. | 2002 4,192hl, making this the smallest Muscat-based AOC wine in France (Guide Hachette des Vins 2004, p.1093).

Wineries

Domaine de Barroubio. | Clos Bagatelle. | Clos du Gravillas. | Vignerons des Septimanie.

Bibliography

Oz Clarke 2015, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p181.