Pierre Hourlier Wines

Banyuls

Granted official AOC status in the 1930s, the Banyuls appellation is located in Roussillon, along the slopes of the Catalan Pyrenees. The main wines produced in this area are dessert or aperitif wines, which must hold at least 50% Grenache Noir, or 75% Grenache Noir for their Grand Crus. This appellation is approximately 900 hectares in size, with approximately 18,500 hectoliters of wine produced annually.