Category Archives: cinsault (cinsaut)

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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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2005

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2005 This wine: lot No. L8.315-05 (on back label), a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, Waitrose offer, £22 (09/18) Last tasted: 13/04/19 (different lot), … Continue reading

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Aupilhac Montpeyroux 2015

Sylvain Fadat, Cuvée Aupilhac, Domaine d’Aupilhac, AOP Languedoc-Montpeyroux, Hérault, Occitanie, 2015 Kermit Lynch on Domaine d’Aupilhac. On Languedoc-Montpeyroux. This wine: lot No. L15006 (on front label), organic, a blend of 30% each of carignan (aka mazuelo) and mourvedre (aka mataro, … Continue reading

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Gimie Louis Grand d’Oc 2014

Domaine Moulin Gimie, Louis Grand, IGP Pays d’Oc, Capestang, Herault, Occitanie, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L26/08/16 (on bottle below capsule), a syrah dominated blend, along with unknown proportions of grenache, mourvedre and cinsaut, coated natural cork closure, 14.5% … Continue reading

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Martelle Minervois Liviniere 2013

Chateau La Croix Martelle, l’Onoriva, AOC Minervois La Livinière, Hérault, Languedoc (whilst retaining its historical name, Languedoc, along with Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees, has since 2016, been subsumed into the administrative region of Occitanie), France, 2013 On AOC Minervois La Liviniere … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2005

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2005 This wine: lot No. L8.338-03 (on back label), a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, Waitrose offer, £22 (09/18) Last tasted 02/02/14, all Chateau … Continue reading

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Dom Navarre St Chinian 1999

Domaine Thierry Navarre, Tonneaux, AOC Saint-Chinian, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 1999 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 Beziers. Soils … Continue reading

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