Cartagène

Cartagène, or sometimes carthagène, is a liqueur wine obtained by blending 80% fresh grape mulled wine and 20% wine spirit; the alcohol added to the fermentation mash is used to stop it. .

A traditional alcoholic drink from Languedoc, it was the preserve of the winemakers who made it for their own consumption. Many continue the tradition but also market it ... The grapes used for its production are located in Aude, Hérault and Gard.

Cartagène is most often eaten as an aperitif or as an accompaniment to foie gras. It is also appreciated during the dessert: fruits, chocolate desserts, ...

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