Category Archives: roussanne

Peyre Rose Oro 2004

Marlene Soria, Domaine Peyre Rose, Oro, Coteaux du Languedoc, Saint-Pargoire, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 2004 On Domaine Peyre Rose. This wine: lot No. L.26.07.2017-A (on front label), organic, a roussanne dominated blend, with vermentino (aka rolle), viognier, terret-bourret, ugni blanc, clairette; … Continue reading

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J-L Colombo White CdR 2014

Jean-Luc Colombo, La Redonne, AOC Cotes du Rhone, Northern Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France, 2014 On roussanne and viognier. This wine: lot No. L11-06-01 (on back label), a blend of 70% viognier with roussanne (for its acidity); Diam 3 agglomerate cork closure … Continue reading

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Vignes de L’Arque Amelie 2014

Les Vignes de l’Arque, Cuvee Amelie, IGP Pays d’Oc, Gard, France, 2014 This wine: a chardonnay dominated blend, with 15% roussanne and 5% sauvignon blanc; chardonnay and roussanne fermented then aged in oak for a few months, the sauvignon blanc … Continue reading

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Sorrel Cr. Hermitage Blanc 2013

Domaine Marc Sorrel, Crozes Hermitage, Tain l’Hermitage, Drome, France, 2013 This wine: (bottle identity Lot 1) a blend of 50:50 marsanne:roussanne, matured in old oak, natural cork closure, 12.5% abv, Gauntleys, £25.50 (01/17) Consumer tasting note: faulty … a subdued nose … Continue reading

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Dom. La Dournie Roussanne 2013

Domaine La Dournie, Marie, IGP Pays D’Oc, France, 2013 This wine: Varietal roussanne, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, Leon Stolarski, £11.75 (2015) Consumer tasting note: a good nose of none too rich stone fruit, with touches of dried citrus and … Continue reading

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