Category Archives: grenache noir

Mont-Olivet Ch-du-Pape 2006

Clos du Mont-Olivet, AOC Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France, 2006 This wine: Lot No. LB326 (below front label), a blend of 80% grenache, 10% syrah, 6% mourvèdre, 4% cinsault, plus counoise, vaccarèse, muscardin, terret noir, and picpoul noir; free run … Continue reading

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Archimbaud T’rasses Larzac 2016

Domaine d’Archimbaud, L’Enfant Terrible, AOP Terrasses du Larzac, Saint-Saturnin, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2016 On AOP Terrasse du Larzac and a map. This wine: lot No. L18/046/2 (on rear of bottle), organic, a blend of 60% mourvedre (aka monastrell in Spain, … Continue reading

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Sylvestre Terrasses Larzac 2014

Domaine Saint Sylvestre, Rouge, AOP Terrasses du Larzac, Puechabon, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2014 On AOP Terrasse du Larzac, with a map. This wine: lot No. L2 (on front label), organic, a blend of 70% syrah, 20% grenache noir, and 10% … Continue reading

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Aupilhac Montpeyroux 2015

Sylvain Fadat, Cuvée Aupilhac, Domaine d’Aupilhac, AOP Languedoc-Montpeyroux, Hérault, Occitanie, 2015 Kermit Lynch on Domaine d’Aupilhac. On Languedoc-Montpeyroux. This wine: lot No. L15006 (on front label), organic, a blend of 30% each of carignan (aka mazuelo) and mourvedre (aka mataro, … Continue reading

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Petit Causse Minervois 2017

P & M Chabbert, Domaine du Petit Causse, Griotte de Ventajou, AOP Minervois, Aude, Languedoc, Occitanie, 2017 On AOP Minervois. This wine: lot No. LG17 (on back label), a blend of syrah, grenache noir and carignan, Diam 5 agglomerate cork … Continue reading

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Chateau Jouclary Cabardes 2017

Chateau Jouclary, Les Amandiers, AOC Cabardes, Aude, (Languedoc) Occitanie, France, 2017 On the Cabardes appellation. This wine: lot No. L18240 (below capsule), a blend of 50% merlot, 30% syrah and grenache noir, matured for 12 months in French oak barrels … Continue reading

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Massamier La Mignarde 2012

Chateau Massamier la Mignarde, Domus Maximus, AOC Minervois la Livinière, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2012 On AOC Minervois la Liviniere. This wine: lot No. L16/048 (below back label), a blend of 80% syrah with grenache noir, whole bunch fermentation, aged in … Continue reading

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