Category Archives: cinsault (cinsaut)

Gimie Louis Grand d’Oc 2014

Domaine Moulin Gimie, Louis Grand, IGP Pay 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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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2003

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2003 Last tasted 02/11/18. This wine: lot No. L6.355-01-C.18.134, a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, coated natural cork closure, which disintegrated in the process of removal, being clearly rotted for … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2003

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2003 On red Chateau Musar This cuvee is released 7 years after vintage, and benefits from further ageing to 10, 15, 20 years or more, post-vintage. Typical entry aromas include *volatile acidity … Continue reading

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Argentier Cinsault Gard 2016

Chateau L’Argentier, Cinsault, Vielles Vignes, IGP Pays du Gard, Sommieres, Gard, Occitanie, France, 2011 On cinsault (or cinsaut) The variety crossed with pinot noir, to create South Africa’s oft maligned pinotage. Aka samso in Catalonia. And more glowingly and famously … Continue reading

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