Category Archives: carignan

Torres Perpetual Priorat 2011

Miguel Torres, Perpetual, DOCa Priorat, Catalonia, Spain, 2011 On DOCa Priorat. This wine: lot No. L3235, a blend of garnacha and carinena, aged in French oak for 18 months, coated natural cork closure (stained to half length, and standing 1 … Continue reading

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Argentier Carignan Gard 2014

Chateau L’Argentier, Carignan, Vielles Vignes, IGP Pays du Gard, Sommieres, Gard, Occitanie, France, 2014 On carignan. This wine: lot No. L16286, varietal carignan, old vine (80 y.o), fermented in concrete vat, then aged for 18 months in concrete vat, coated … Continue reading

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Haut Gleon Corbieres 2012

Chateau Haut Gleon, Notre Dame, AOC Corbieres, Aude, Occitanie, 2012 This wine: lot No. L13/324 on the neck and really hard to see, a blend of syrah, grenache noir and carignan; fermented in stainless steel, aged for one year in … Continue reading

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Les Paissels St Chinian 2016

Domaine des Paissels, Les Paissels, AOP Saint-Chinian, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2016 On Saint-Chinian Saint-Chinian is sandwiched between Minervois to the west and Faugeres to the east, lying 20-40kms from the Mediterranean coast to the south-east, with a main city of … Continue reading

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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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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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