Category Archives: france languedoc (occitanie)

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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Gravillas Cotes du Brian 2015

Clos du Gravillas, Lo Vielh Carignan de 100 ans, IGP Herault Cotes du Brian, Saint-Jean de Minervois, Herault, Occitanie, France, 2015 On IGP Herault An appellation established in 1968, of which Herault Cotes du Brian is one of currently 16 … Continue reading

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Mas Sibert Soleno France 2014

Mas Sibert, Soleno, Vin de France (Fos, Herault, Occitanie), France, 2014 This wine: lot No. none, one of 300 bottles without added sulfites, out of a single bottling run of 1200; unregistered biodynamic, a blend of 40% syrah, 30% petit … Continue reading

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Les Cistes Sommierois 2017

Les Vignerons du Sommierois (Co-op), Les Cistes, IGP Pays d’Oc, Gard, Occitanie, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L84D310H27, organic, a syrah-grenache blend, traditional fermentation in stainless steel, 20 days maceration, 2+1 technical cork, 12.5% abv, ex-producer, ~€6 (12/18) Consumer … Continue reading

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Clos de Sixte Lirac 2005

Alain Jaume & Fils, Domaine du Clos de Sixte, AOC Lirac, Gard, Occitanie, France, 2005 On AOC Lirac Lirac is an appellation on the right bank of the Rhone, opposite Chateauneuf-du-Pape, producing red, white and rose. It has a Mediterranean … Continue reading

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Mas Sibert Fosenot VdF 2015

Mas Sibert, Fosenot, Vin de France (Fos, Herault, Occitanie), 2015 This wine: lot No. none, but given the small production from just 3ha, this will have been bottled in a single run; unregistered biodynamic; a blend of 70% syrah, with … 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. L16102 (below front label), bottle No. 56269, a syrah dominated blend, with mourvedre and grenache noir, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, … Continue reading

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