Jean-Claude Mas, first-generation winemaker, fourth generation grape grower, and owner of Les Domaines Paul Mas, is a leader in fine winemaking in the Languedoc region of Southern France. Since taking the helm of the family winery in 2000, he has prioritized sourcing the highest quality grapes from twelve privately-owned estates and premier growers in the Languedoc to make wines of authenticity and refinement. Within just a few years of its launch, Arrogant Frog has become the mascot of all the estates. Jean-Claude has shown that with creativity, expertise, and humor, the wines of the Languedoc find eager drinkers across the globe. Château Arrogant Frog encompasses 20 hectares of vineyards in Grand Cru Limoux, 15 of which are organically farmed and five are certified Terra Vitis. Despite their Old World roots, Arrogant Frog wines will appeal to more New World palates with fresh, bright fruit and unique varietal character.
Complex aromatics, but not too serious. Cherries, wild strawberries and aromatic bouquet of flowers evolving toward soft candied fruit notes with a long ﬁnish. Best served chilled with light dishes. This wine is also ideal to enjoy on its own!
Southeast exposure, protected from the north winds by a pine forest. Mediterranean climate with warm days and a cooling breeze from the sea 10 km away. The soil consists of gravel, clay and limestone.
The grapes are destemmed and cooled down to 10°C. A pneumatic press is used and only the free-run juice is used.