Category Archives: mourvedre

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. Gros Nore Bandol 2012

Domaine du Gros’ Noré (short for gros Honoré – the large framed proprietor), AOC Bandol, Var, PACA, France, 2012 This wine: lot No. L3104, a blend of mourvedre, cinsaut and grenache noir, unfiltered and unfined, coated long (50mm) natural cork … 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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Dom. Gros Nore Bandol 2009

Domaine Gros ‘Noré (short for gros Honoré – the large framed proprietor), Cuvée Antoinette, AOC Bandol, Var, PACA, France, 2009 This wine: from a north-facing site, helping preserve freshness, a mourvedre dominated blend, with 5% each of cinsault and grenache, … Continue reading

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Juan Gil Jumilla 2014

Juan Gil, 4 Meses, DOP Jumilla, Spain, 2014 About Jumilla … Inland from coastal Alicante, at 400-700m altitude.  A hot continental climate with some Mediterranean influence, with a temperature range from 0C in winter to 40C+ in high summer. Low … Continue reading

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