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The GCF Group is the privileged partner of wine-growers in the great wine-producing regions of France and a viticulturist and maturation specialist at the head of over 2,000 ha of vineyards. In just one generation, they have become a major stakeholder in Languedoc.

The local grapes, like Carignan and Grenache, are well adapted to the climate and if you are lucky to have old vines with long roots it is even better. Today Carignan, once the work horse of the bulk wine industry, is by many considered the most typical grape of the region. Explore the chateaus below.

Château de la Galinière

The Château de La Galinière is located close to Aix-en-Provence. It covers forty hectares on the plateau of Cengle, at the foot of Mountain of Sainte Victoire. Characterized by its red soil, the vineyards are fully trellised to face the onslaught of the Mistral and capture maximum daylight. The Château has been practicing organic viticulture since the 2014 harvest. Download the Guide to Château de la Galinière

Domaine de la Baume

Domaine de la Baume in the Languedoc-Roussillon region is situated in Servian, between Béziers and the medieval town of Pézenas, at the centre of the world’s largest wine-growing area. Domaine de la Baume is an estate of some 176 hectares, planted with Merlot, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon, Chardonnay et Viognier. Download the Guide to Domaine de la Baume

Château Belles Eaux

The Château Belles Eaux vineyard extends over 100 hectares of sun-drenched hillsides. Bathed in light, it benefits from rare geological qualities and a complex and varied soil: broken stone from the Pliocene epoch over red clay and alluvial deposits. The estate was named Belles Eaux because of the many springs that flow around the Château and into the River Peyne. They have a unique impact on the terroir and add freshness to the Château Belles Eaux wines. Download the Guide to Château Belles Eaux