Category Archives: syrah

Amnesia Alentejano 2014

Agricola Monte Novo e Figuerinha, Amnesia Tinto, IGT Vinho Regional Alentejano, Portugal, 2014 This wine: lot no.94/2012, a blend of aragonez (aka tempranillo), cabernet sauvignon and syrah, 2+1 technical cork closure, 14% abv, Ann et Vin, £11.50 (05/17) Consumer tasting … Continue reading

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Cesseras Minervois Liviniere 2011

Pierre-Andre et Guillaume Ournac, Chateau Cesseras, AOC Minervois La Livinière, Hérault, Languedoc (whilst retaining its historical name, Languedoc, along with Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees, has since 2016, been subsumed into the administrative region of Occitanie), France, 2011 Classification notes AOP Languedoc … Continue reading

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Rouviole Minervois Liviniere 2012

Domaine La Rouviole, AOP Minervois La Livinière, Hérault, Languedoc (whilst retaining its historical name, Languedoc, along with Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees, has since 2016, been subsumed into the administrative region of Occitanie), France, 2012 Classification notes AOP Languedoc was established in 2007, … Continue reading

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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, (whilst retaining its historical name, Languedoc, along with Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees, has since 2016, been subsumed into the administrative region of Occitanie), Languedoc, France, 2012 AOP Languedoc was established in 2007, … 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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