Côtes du Roussillon is an area in Roussillon producing red, white and rosé wines. Carignan is the most important grape variety in Roussillon. A local grape called Lladoner Pelut is also used along with Cinsault, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Red wines are generally spicy and medium body. Rosé are fruity. White wines are made with Macabeu and local Malvoisie. They are the perfect match with local sea food products.