Category Archives: grenache noir

Vina Bosconia Rioja 2004

Bodegas R. Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia,Vina Bosconia Reserva, DOCa Rioja, La Rioja, Spain, 2004 On Rioja: Rioja Wine Guide, including style descriptions – courtesy of the Wine Society. This wine: lot No. L-9986, traditional style, a blend of 80% … Continue reading

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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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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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Meffre Gigondas 2014

Gabriel Meffre, Le Roc Des Dentelles, AOC Gigondas, Vaucluse, PACA, France, 2014 On Gigondas Awarded AOC status in 1971, the Gigondas vineyard lies to the west and so in the shadow and at feet of the main geological feature 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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