Monthly Archives: April 2014

Chateauneuf-du-Pape Dom du Pegau 2011

Domaine du Pegau Cuvee Reservee, AOP/AOC Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Southern Rhone (Vaucluse), France 2011 The traditional style of winemaking – strict grape selection, crushed with no de-stemming; fermentation in concrete tanks for 10-14 days, with twice daily pumping over; no yeast or … Continue reading

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IGP Pays d’Oc Grenache 2012

Waitrose Southern French Grenache, IGP Pays d’Oc 2012 Screw top closure, 13.5%, £8, Waitrose. WSET style tasting note Appearance – clear and bright, medium intensity ruby, showing distinct tears. Nose – clean on the nose, with a medium intensity, youthful, opening … Continue reading

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Grenache Barossa Valley 2012

Yalumba Old Bush Vine Grenache, Barossa, South Australia, 2012 The Barossa production area is in two parts: the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley.  Eden Valley wines can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Low yielding bush vines of 35-70 years of … Continue reading

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