Grange des Peres
The engaging and modest Laurent Vaille is undoubtedly one of the star producers of the Languedoc region, having planted vines on the stony south facing slopes of the vale of Gassac, near Aniane, an area now much sought after and regarded as one of the finest terroirs in the Languedoc.
Laurent’s first vintage was 1982 and the stunning quality of his wines, produced from very low yields from young vines, amazed and delighted all who tasted it. Since then Grange des Peres wines have been elevated to almost cult status.
He is a philosophical man of nature and, rather than believing that climate change is responsible for the varying weather patterns permanently, he believes that nature will constantly correct and balance