Category Archives: syrah

Henschke Barossa 2014

Henschke, Keyneton Euphonium, Barossa, South Australia, 2010 This wine: lot No. L13014 (on back label), a blend of 45% shiraz, 36% cabernet sauvignon, 17% merlot and 2% cabernet franc; matured in 15% new and 85% seasoned (85% French and 15% … Continue reading

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Mas Sibert Fosenot VdF 2015

Mas Sibert, Fosenot, Vin de France (Fos, Herault, Occitanie), 2015 This wine: lot No. none, but given the small production from just 3ha, this will have been bottled in a single run; unregistered biodynamic; a blend of 70% syrah, with … 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. L16102 (below front label), bottle No. 56269, a syrah dominated blend, with mourvedre and grenache noir, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, … Continue reading

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Trevallon IGP Alpilles 2009

Domaine de Trevallon, IGP Alpilles (first vintage under this IGP, was VdP Bouches du Rhone), Bouches du Rhone, PACA, France, 2009 This wine: lot No. LT29 (on front label), a 50:50 blend of cabernet sauvignon and syrah, no de-stemming, no … Continue reading

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Clos de Trias Ventoux 2012

Clos de Trias, Grandes Terres, AOC Ventoux, Vaucluse, PACA, France, 2012 On AOC Ventoux In the Vaucluse department, and until 2008, known as AOC Cotes du Ventoux. The vineyard lies to the east of the Rhone river, with the Cavalon … Continue reading

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Dom Navarre St Chinian 1999

Domaine Thierry Navarre, Tonneaux, AOC Saint-Chinian, Hérault, Occitanie, France, 1999 On Saint-Chinian Saint-Chinian is sandwiched between Minervois to the west and Faugeres to the east, lying 20-40kms from the Mediterranean coast to the south-east, with a main city of Beziers. Soils … Continue reading

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Pegau Ch-du-Pape 2004

Domaine du Pegau, Cuvee Reservee, AOC Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vaucluse, PACA, France, 2004 This wine: lot No. L07012 (between neck label and capsule), a grenache dominated blend with ~20% syrah, and 5% each of mourvedre, counoise and others, coated natural cork closure, … Continue reading

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