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I am interested in everything about wine, from site selection to tasting.

Peyre Rose Oro 2004

Marlene Soria, Domaine Peyre Rose, Oro, Coteaux du Languedoc, Saint-Pargoire, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2004 On Domaine Peyre Rose. This wine: lot No. L.26.07.2017-A (on front label), organic, a roussanne dominated blend, with vermentino (aka rolle), viognier, terret-bourret, ugni blanc, clairette; … Continue reading

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Penfolds Magill Shiraz 2015

Penfolds, Magill Estate Shiraz, located within the city boundaries of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 2015 This wine: lot No. L6342N2 21:24 (below front label), bottle No. AA811, dry farmed hand harvested varietal syrah, batch-fermented in wax lined open concrete fermenters, … Continue reading

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Dom. Marfee Languedoc 2014

Domaine de La Marfée, Della Francesca, AOC Languedoc-Saint Georges d’Orques, Hérault, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. none, so a single bottling run, certified organic, but operates uncertified biodynamic, a blend of 80% mourvedre with syrah, coated natural cork closure, … Continue reading

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Mestres Clos Damiana 2004

Heretat Mestres, Brut Nature, Clos Damiana, DO Cava Gran Reserva, Saint Sadurni d’Anoia, Alt Penedès, Catalonia, Spain, 2004 On Cava. This wine: lot No.12NDB9717 (on back label), a blend of 65% xarel·lo, 20% macabeo, and 15% parellada; base wines are … Continue reading

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Mont-Olivet Ch-du-Pape 2006

Clos du Mont-Olivet, AOC Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France, 2006 This wine: Lot No. LB326 (below front label), a blend of 80% grenache, 10% syrah, 6% mourvèdre, 4% cinsault, plus counoise, vaccarèse, muscardin, terret noir, and picpoul noir; free run … Continue reading

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Archimbaud T’rasses Larzac 2016

Domaine d’Archimbaud, L’Enfant Terrible, AOP Terrasses du Larzac, Saint-Saturnin, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2016 On AOP Terrasse du Larzac and a map. This wine: lot No. L18/046/2 (on rear of bottle), organic, a blend of 60% mourvedre (aka monastrell in Spain, … Continue reading

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Sylvestre Terrasses Larzac 2014

Domaine Saint Sylvestre, Rouge, AOP Terrasses du Larzac, Puechabon, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2014 On AOP Terrasse du Larzac, with a map. This wine: lot No. L2 (on front label), organic, a blend of 70% syrah, 20% grenache noir, and 10% … Continue reading

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