The Legacy of a Languedoc Patriarch

Aerial view of Mas Daumas winery and vineyards

On the story of Mas de Daumas Gassac, in the Aniane commune of Languedoc and its founder, Aimé Guibert

Ten years ago, on a driving holiday around the south of France, I visited Mas de Daumas Gassac, in the Aniane commune of Languedoc. Whizzing around the estate in a jeep I was stunned by its lush, un-manicured beauty with scattered vineyards nestled in between abundant bushes and shrubs. There was an unforgettable, untamed wildness about this unique piece of terroir. The Daumas Gassac wines we tasted after that underlined this; here was majestic structure overlaid with delicate purity of fruit.

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