Category Archives: france languedoc (occitanie)

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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Gimie Les Fossiles d’Oc 2016

Moulin Gimie, Les Fossiles, IGP Pay d’Oc, Capestang, Herault, Occitanie, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L06/07/11, a blend of syrah, merlot and mourvedre, coated natural cork closure, 14.5% abv, ex-producer, €11.50 (07/18) Consumer tasting note: a deep ruby hue … Continue reading

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Escattes Languedoc 2013

Mas d’Escattes, Heritage, AOC Languedoc-Sommieres, Gard, Languedoc, France, 2013 This wine: lot No. L1512, organic, a blend of 60% syrah with grenache noir, natural indigenous yeast, aged in 600l demi-muid, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, Des Cévennes à la … Continue reading

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Thieri Pic St Loup 2016

La Grange de Thieri, AOP Pic Saint-Loup, Hérault, Languedoc (now Occitanie), France, 2016 On AOC Pic Saint Loup The Languedoc crus, of which AOC Pic Saint Loup is a member since September 2016, occupies the peak of a three-tiered quality … Continue reading

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Dom. Cazaban Cabardes 2016

Domaine de Cazaban, Demoiselle Claire, AOP Cabardes, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2016 This wine: lot No. L22.09.17, a blend of 60% syrah with merlot, Diam 3 agglomerate cork closure, 13% abv, Adrian Mould, €11.60 (02/18) Consumer tasting note: opens with bright … Continue reading

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Chateau Lalis Corbieres 2014

Chateau Lalis, La Mondaine, Terroir de Lagrasse, AOP Corbieres, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2014 On the Terroir de Lagrasse Corbieres was established as an AOC in 1985. It is composed of 11 terroirs – Boutenac, Durban, Fontfroide, Lagrasse, Lézignan, Montagne d’Alaric, … Continue reading

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Le Soleilla La Clape 2015

Mas du Soleilla, Petit Mars, AOP La Clape, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2015 On La Clape In Roman times the La Clape Massif was an island close to the Mediterranean coast, with the port of Narbo (Narbonne) just to the north. … Continue reading

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