Pierre Hourlier Wines

Banyuls Appellation

The Banyul appellation is located in Roussillon, along the Catalan Pyrenees slopes. The main wines produced in this area are dessert or aperitif wines.Being granted official AOC status in the1930s, Banyul wines must hold at least 50% Grenache Noir and 75% Grenache Noir for their Grand Crus. This appellation is approximately 900 hectares in size, with approximately 18,500 hectoliters of wine produced annually.