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Brands: Castel, Cachet, Virginie (France), Halana (Morocco)
Off-trade split: 90%
Castel has been focusing on its newly-launched Castel Family wines, which feature different grape varieties and regions from all over France, including Merlot from Bordeaux, Grenache/Syrah from Côtes du Rhône, Syrah from the Languedoc and rosé from Provence. The range also includes a selection of single varietal wines from southern France. Managing director Anne Burchett stepped down recently to enrol on a university writing course.