Category Archives: mourvedre

Dom. Marfee Languedoc 2014

Domaine de La Marfée, Della Francesca, AOC Languedoc-Saint Georges d’Orques, Hérault, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. none, so a single bottling run, certified organic, but operates uncertified biodynamic, a blend of 80% mourvedre with syrah, coated natural cork closure, … Continue reading

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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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Peyre Rose Syrah Leone 2006

Marlene Soria, Domaine Peyre Rose, Clos Syrah Léone, Coteaux du Languedoc, Saint-Pargoire, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2006 On Domaine Peyre Rose. This wine: lot No. L.22.12.2015-B (on front label), organic, a blend of syrah with 10% mourvèdre, aged in tank and … Continue reading

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Grange des Pères Rouge 2015

Domaine de la Grange des Pères, Rouge, IGP Pays de l’Hérault, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2015 This wine: lot No. L2 (on front label), a blend of 40% each of syrah and mourvedre, and 10% each of counoise and cabernet sauvignon, … Continue reading

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Trepaloup IGP Cevennes 2017

Domaine de Trepaloup, La Raiole, IGP Pays des Cevennes, Gard, Occitanie, 2017, France This wine: lot No. none given, so a single bottling run; organic, a blend of syrah, mourvedre and carignan, vinified in steel vat with an element of … 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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Gimie Louis Grand d’Oc 2014

Domaine Moulin Gimie, Louis Grand, IGP Pays 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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Les Cailloux Ch-du-Pape 2007

Lucien et Andre Brunel, Les Cailloux, Cuvee Centenaire, AOC Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vaucluse, PACA, France, 2007 On permitted varieties For red wine, 13 are permitted, both red and white (w): bourboulenc (w), cinsault, clairette (w), counoise (w), grenache, mourvedre, muscardin, picardan (w), … Continue reading

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