Category Archives: france languedoc (occitanie)

Le Soleilla La Clape 2015

Mas du Soleilla, Petit Mrs, AOP La Clape, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2015 On La Clape The appellation is sited between Narbonne and the Mediterranean coast in the department of the Aude, on limestone soils, which rise to about 200m above … Continue reading

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L’Apogee St Chinian 2013

Les Vignobles Foncalieu (a co-operative), Atelier Prestige de Foncalieu, L’Apogee, AOP Saint-Chinian, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2013 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, … Continue reading

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Delsol Picpoul de Pinet 2017

Domaine Delsol, AOP Picpoul de Pinet, Herault, Occitanie, 2017 This wine: lot No. none visible, varietal picpoul blanc, Nomacorc synthetic closure, 12.5% abv, Les Caveaux d’Ensérune, Capestang, €4.80 (05/18) Consumer tasting note: pale lemon hued with fresh acidity, a quite … 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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Dom. de Cabrol Cabardes 2010

Domaine de Cabrol, Cuvee Vent d’Ouest, AOC Cabardes, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon (now Occitanie – pronounced oxytanny), 2010. About AOC Cabardes Cabardes is an appellation for rose and red wine only.  It lies to the NW of Carcassonne, with a climate held … 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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Cabrol La Derive Cabardes 2013

Domaine de Cabrol, La Derive, AOC Cabardes, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon (now Occitanie – pronounced oxytanny), 2013 About AOC Cabardes Cabardes is an appellation for rose and red wine only.  It lies to the NW of Carcassonne, with a climate held in … Continue reading

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