Producer Profile

Luc Lapeyre

Luc Lapeyre is a winemaker devoted to crafting distinctive, terroir-driven wines in Languedoc-Roussillon, southern France. Amidst a landscape often dominated by mass production, Luc stands out for his unwavering commitment to quality. He champions sustainable viticulture and minimal intervention, allowing the essence of his grapes and the local terroir to shine.

What truly distinguishes Luc is his dedication to a specific vineyard known as "Pieds Rouges," or "red feet." This vineyard holds a special significance for Luc, owing to its unique clay-rich soil with a striking reddish hue. This soil, coupled with Luc's commitment to organic farming and old-vine Grenache grapes, yields wines of remarkable expression.

Luc Lapeyre Winemaker Jean-Yves Lapeyre

Where The Wines Come From

Languedoc-Roussillon

In the sun-kissed vineyards of Languedoc-Roussillon, the natural wine movement thrives, intertwining tradition with innovation in every sip. Embracing organic and biodynamic practices, winemakers here eschew additives and interventions, allowing the terroir to speak authentically through each bottle. From the rugged foothills of the Pyrenees to the coastal plains along the Mediterranean, diverse microclimates nurture a rich tapestry of grape varietals, including Carignan, Grenache, and Mourvèdre, among others. These wines, marked by their purity and vitality, reflect not only the region's ancient winemaking heritage but also its commitment to sustainability and respect for the land. In Languedoc-Roussillon, natural wine isn't just a trend; it's a way of life, encapsulating the essence of the land and the passion of its people in every pour.