Category Archives: carignan

Dolium Minervois 2015

Domaine Pierre Fil, Dolium, AOP Minervois, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2015 On AOP Minervois The Minervois lies inland from a line drawn roughly between Narbonne in the east and Carcassonne in the west. The appellation of Cabardes is to the west, … Continue reading

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Argentier Carignan VdT

Chateau l’Argentier [old vine carignan], Vin de Table de France [Sommieres, Gard], France [2004] Vin de Table Wines labelled Vin de Table, are permitted to mention just the producer and country of origin, along with abv and a lot number … Continue reading

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L’Argentier Carignan Gard 2011

Chateau L’Argentier, Carignan, Vielles Vignes, IGP Pays du Gard, Sommieres, Gard, Occitanie, France, 2011 On carignan Carignan (noir), aka amongst others, as carinena (Aragon), mazuelo (Rioja) and samso (Catalonia), is thought to originate in Aragon, Spain. It is a potentially … Continue reading

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Thunevin-Calvet Constance 2008

Domaine Thunevin-Calvet, Cuvee Constance, AOC Cotes du Roussillon, Maury, Pyrénées-Orientales, (whilst retaining its historical name, Pyrénées-Orientales, along with Languedoc, Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees, has since 2016, been subsumed into the administrative region of Occitanie), France, 2008 This wine: a half and … Continue reading

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Lavinyeta Emporda Spain 2015

Cellar La Vinyeta, Llavors, Mollet de Peralada, DO Emporda, Catalonia, Spain, 2015 All you need to know about DO Emporda, including all producers’ details. This wine: a carignan (aka samso locally) dominated blend, aged in new casks of French, Hungarian … Continue reading

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Fra Fulco Priorat 1998

Vinyes Velles dels Costers de la Vilella Alta, Fra Fulco, DO Priorat, Catalonia, Spain 1998 This wine: a carignan dominated blend, natural cork closure, 14% abv, Gauntleys, £37 (11/16) Consumer tasting note: if you like maturity, here it is … … Continue reading

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