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Sensory identities of red wines of Languedoc PDO (Protected Designation of Origin)

Today, no formalized methodology allows to study a segmentation between products depending on the origin, on the affiliation of sensory identities’ groups, or to connect segmentation on the origin and sensory typity. This project studies the conceptual and sensory typicities of 7 Protected Designations of Origin of red wines in Languedoc-Roussillon. The "methodology" mentioned in this project is a set of mobilized methods, existing or new. This work will base on the evaluation of the conceptual typicity depending on vignerons’ vews of their PDO and their wines’ organoleptic characteristics but also sensory typicity by tastings. This project will mobilize regional actors of the wine sector and will be led in collaboration with PDO syndicate. The results of this work will facilitate the management of the PDO and bring elements to communicate on the Languedoc-Roussillon wines’image.

  • Period : 01/10/2017 - 20/10/2020
  • Supervisors : Alain Razungles (Montpellier SupAgro) & Jean-Michel Salmon (INRA Montpellier, UE Pech Rouge)
  • Co-supervisor : Cécile Coulon (ESA Angers)
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