Monthly Archives: May 2018

Montesquiou Jurancon Sec 2016

Domaine Montesquiou, L’Estela, Jurancon Sec, AOC Jurancon, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2016 On AOP Jurancon (1) Permitted varieties are gros manseng, petit manseng (the higher quality of the two mansengs), courbu, camaralet and lauzet, with the mansengs representing 98% of … Continue reading

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Beaucastel Ch-du-Pape 1999

Chateau de Beaucastel, AOC Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vaucluse, PACA, France, 1999 This wine: no lot number, so a single bottling (of a very large blending vat) is assumed; a blend of up to 13 permitted varieties, with mourvedre, grenache noir, counoise, syrah … Continue reading

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