The Langudoc Cabrières appellation is located in the centre of the French wine region Languedoc. It was classified as AOC in 1985 and belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". The wine was served in the 17th century at the court of the Sun King Louis XIV (1638-1715). The vineyards cover 300 hectares of vines at up to 480 metres above sea level on slate soils. They extend around the commune of Cabrières in the department of Hérault. Red wine and rosé are blended from the main grape varieties Grenache Noir(Garnacha Tinta) and Syrah, as well as Mourvèdre(Monastrell), Carignan Noir(Mazuelo), Morrastel(Graciano) and Cinsaut. Well-known producers are Château des Deux Rocs, Clos Romain, Domaine du Temple and Mas Coris.