Category Archives: syrah

Colombo Crozes-Hermitage 2014

Jean-Luc Colombo, Les Vignes Rousses, AOC Crozes-Hermitage, Drôme, France, 2014 This wine: varietal syrah, Diam 3 agglomerate cork closure, 13% abv, widely available, ~£10 (09/16) Consumer tasting note: a bright fresh red berried nose edged with toast and bees-wax, along … Continue reading

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Bois de Carelle Sommierois 2012

Vignerons de Sommierois (Co-op), Bois de Carelle, AOP Languedoc, Occitanie, France, 2012 AOP Languedoc was established in 2007, representing the basement of a 3 layer pyramid for quality wine in the region; above this sits Grand Vins du Languedoc, with … Continue reading

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Dom. Marfee Languedoc 2009

Domaine de La Marfée, Les Champs Murmures, AOC Languedoc-Saint Georges d’Orques, Herault, France, 2009 This wine: biodynamic, a blend of syrah with mourvedre, natural cork closure, 13.8% abv, Leon Stolarski, £21.95 (03/17) Consumer tasting note: a rich developed wine, with … Continue reading

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Laura Sommierois 2014

Les Vignerons du Sommierois (Co-op), Laura, AOP Coteaux de Languedoc-Sommieres, Gard, Occitanie, France, 2014 This wine: a blend of 70% syrah with grenache noir, 50% barrique-aged for 6 months, natural cork closure, 14% abv, ex-producer, €7 (01/17) Consumer tasting note: … Continue reading

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Mas Sibert Armelot VdF 2014

Mas Sibert, Armelot, Vin de France (Languedoc), 2013 This wine: biodynamic, blend of 40% each of syrah and merlot, with petit verdot; unfined and unfiltered, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, Leon Stolarski Fine Wines, £10.35 (02/17) Consumer tasting note: a … Continue reading

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Jaboulet Thalabert Crozes 2010

Paul Jaboulet Aine, Domaine de Thalabert, AOC Crozes Hermitage, Drome, Northern Rhone, France, 2010 This wine: varietal syrah, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, BBR, £22 (06/14) Consumer tasting note: a strong complex nose of ripe black berries and fruits, spice, … Continue reading

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Dom. Marfee Languedoc 2007

Domaine de La Marfee, Les Champs Murmures, AOC Languedoc-Saint Georges d’Orques, Herault, France, 2007 This wine: biodynamic, a blend of syrah with mourvedre, natural cork closure, 14% abv, Leon Stolarski, £21.95 (03/17) Consumer tasting note: a strong nose opens with a … Continue reading

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