Category Archives: france languedoc (occitanie)

Champart Terret Pays d’Oc 2017

Mas Champart, IGP Pays d’Oc, Occitanie, France, 2017 On terret blanc Grown in the Languedoc, mainly in the Herault department, with about 1300ha (2011). Rare, well adapted to very poor very stony calcareous soils, drought resistant, late budding and ripening, … Continue reading

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Rouviole Revenant VdF 2015

La Rouviole, Cuvee Le Revenant, [Languedoc (now Occitanie)], Vin de France, 2015 On Vin de France In 2009 the EU introduced a regulatory framework for wine. Subsequently, by 2012, for France, this meant a change from AOC to AOP (though … Continue reading

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Chateau d’Angles La Clape 2015

Chateau d’Angles, Grand Vin, AOC La Clape, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2015 On La Clape. This wine: lot No. L177023B6 (below back label), a blend of bourboulenc, grenache blanc, roussanne and marsanne; fermented in barrique, coated natural cork closure with a … Continue reading

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Dom. de L’Hortus GC 2014

Domaine de L’Hortus, Grande Cuvee Rouge, AOC Pic Saint Loup, Herault, Occitanie, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L16103 (below front label), bottle No. 17718; given the middling hue,  probably a blend of grenache noir, syrah, and mourvedre; 6 months … Continue reading

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Laurens Cremant de Limoux 2017

Domaine J Laurens, Les Graimenous, Tete de Cuvee Brut, AOC Cremant de Limoux, Aude, Occitanie, France, 2017 On Cremant de Limoux. This wine: lot No. L191003 (on back label), a chardonnay dominated blend with chenin blanc (together max 90%), mauzac … Continue reading

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Cantaussel Minervois 2014

Domaine de Cantaussel, Pic Saint Martin, AOC Minervois la Liviniere, 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, 2014 On AOC Minervois la … Continue reading

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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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