Peacocks in the vines

François Guy came to Coujan near Murviel-lès-Béziers in 1868 and today his great great granddaughter Florence runs the domaine. Surrounded by vineyards and distant mountains, this is home to three generations of the Guy family and their Border Terrier, Babou. At an altitude of 140 metres, the vineyards sit above rocks formed by the fossilised corrals of an ancient sea. The grapes produce a wide range of wines and wine styles, including a late-harvest sweet wine. Olive trees behind the two gîtes produce excellent extra virgin oil: often the last of the property’s products to be tasted after a flight of white, rosé and red Saint-Chinians! The whites are fresh, clean, modern tasting wines and the aromatic and the fruity rosés and reds are real palate-pleasers. Children will love the peacocks and doves among the vines and grown-ups should enjoy the tranquillity of the pool set amid the olive groves.     

Château Coujan, Murviel-lès-Béziers







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