Category Archives: france languedoc (occitanie)

Vignes de L’Arque Amelie 2014

Les Vignes de l’Arque, Cuvee Amelie, IGP Pays d’Oc, Gard, France, 2014 This wine: a chardonnay dominated blend, with 15% roussanne and 5% sauvignon blanc; chardonnay and roussanne fermented then aged in oak for a few months, the sauvignon blanc … Continue reading

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Dom. Aubai Mema Lunatico 2014

Domaine Aubai Mema, Lunatico, IGP Pays du Gard, Languedoc, France, 2014 The IGP Pays du Gard appellation was created in 2009. It extends from the Mediterranean to the Massif central in the north, from the Rhone in the east to the … Continue reading

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Dom. de L’Hortus GC Blanc 2015

Domaine de l’Hortus, Grande Cuvee, IGP Val de Montferrand, Pic-Saint-Loup, Herault, France, 2015 The nomenclature of the Pic-Saint-Loup appellation changed in 2007 to AOC/AOP Languedoc Pic-Saint-Loup. There is a long-standing application for AOC/AOP Pic Saint Loup. It lies about 18kms to the … Continue reading

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Viognier Sommierois 2016

Vignerons du Sommierois (co-op), Viognier, IGP Pays D’Oc, Languedoc, France, 2016 This wine: varietal viognier, 2+1 tchnical cork, 14% abv, ex-producer, €6 (02/17). Consumer tasting note: rich ripe apricot dominates the nose, with pear and pineapple skin; full-bodied with a … Continue reading

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Dom. Marfee Languedoc 2009

Domaine de La Marfée, Les Champs Murmures, AOC Languedoc-Saint Georges d’Orques, Herault, France, 2009 This wine: biodynamic, a blend of syrah with mourvedre, natural cork closure, 13.8% abv, Leon Stolarski, £21.95 (03/17) Consumer tasting note: a rich developed wine, with … Continue reading

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Laura Sommierois 2014

Les Vignerons du Sommierois (Co-op), Laura, AOP Coteaux de Languedoc-Sommieres, Gard, Occitanie, France, 2014 This wine: a blend of 70% syrah with grenache noir, 50% barrique-aged for 6 months, natural cork closure, 14% abv, ex-producer, €7 (01/17) Consumer tasting note: … Continue reading

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Mas Sibert Armelot VdF 2014

Mas Sibert, Armelot, Vin de France (Languedoc), 2013 This wine: biodynamic, blend of 40% each of syrah and merlot, with petit verdot; unfined and unfiltered, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, Leon Stolarski Fine Wines, £10.35 (02/17) Consumer tasting note: a … Continue reading

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