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  • Picpoul

    Wine has been made from this grape since at least the 17th century, when it was cited as “Piquepoul,” or “lip stinger...

  • Colombard

    History of the grape: Colombard is believed to be a crossing of Gouais Blanc and Chenin Blanc, although horticultural...

  • Folle Blanche

    Folle blanche was the traditional grape variety of the Cognac and Armagnac regions of France. It is also known as Pic...

  • St. Laurent

    St. Laurent: is a grape that is full of prounounced dark fruits such as black berries, sour cherries and prune compli...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • "In the meet, not the fat."  Wait, you introduce yourself by ... by ... So I had a bottle of Picpoul de Pinet cold, and that was just great.  Here's the label:Bought this to round out a half case and get my 10% discount at the new local wine store, making it completely worth the $12 or so I paid.  Would also be great with shellfish, including... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Domaine Rocquemoliere Picpoul de Pinet 2014

    Snoothrank:

    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in London's Kensington ... so it is ... so it is not widely used. Picpoul de Pinet is an appellation created in 1985 for white wines made of this grape from six communes in Languedoc near the small coastal town of Sete 20 miles west of Montpellier. My bottle comes from the Ormarine co-operative group. I... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Oysters has to be accompanied with a dry white wine. Boston lobsterman has ... Another alternative would be Picpoul de Pine Read More

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  • We do not do Thanksgiving on this side of the great pond but I had  a ... ... ... and opened a bottle of Picpoul de Pinet to go with it. It was very dry and very citrus. It is sometimes refered to as the 'lip stinger ' wi Read More

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  • Good dry Brut (not the off dry version I had tonight) Champagne first choice. ... ... SB/semillon blend 4th, picpoul de pinet 5th, Alsatian riesling 6th, Spanish and Portuguese whites next. Have even had pleasurably with dry chenin blanc, whether from Savennieres or South Africa. In Oz and SE Asia have found a number of Aussie and Kiwi chards... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Oysters


  • Last night was a fried fish dinner; drank a 2014 Grangette Picpoul de Pinet, which was pretty great for the $9 I paid for it.  Get out of Burgundy, Bordeaux and a few other places and there's still some values in France.  Tonight we'll spatchcock a chicken and grill it, so we'll probably drink a spicy red.  Maybe a CdP, since I hope to winnow th... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • I attended this event yesterday evening. I reckon there were about 40 people ... I did taste their Creyssels Picpoul de Pinet as that is an appellation I like but was unimpressed as it was bland and lacked that characteristic zing.There were a couple of very good reds from a Languedoc estate called Plan de L'Homme that I thought dry,with a che... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The France Show


  • Cuvee Azan 2013

    Snoothrank:

    12.9% alcohol content seemed really effective. Got me a little stuffy when drinking it, but not enough to avoid it. Crisp citrus. Nice floral nose. Read More

    Wine review by connie7899


  • Yesterday I enjoyed a nice massage, followed by an excellent lunch at Seasons ... (Chardonnay, Viognier and Picpoul de Pinet), but then I had the full glass of a red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon from Mendoza) to finish the meal.  As for food, I had the Artichoke / Goat Cheese flat bread and a lobster tail, followed by the Pecan Pie desert cup.  I ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • Very good to hear from you, Louise, and thanks for offering to contribute!Can I ... ... I enjoy everything from picpoul de pinet with anchovies to the most complex reds you might know.3) Who are the winemakers in Minervois I should pay closest attention to right now, for maximum pleasure? I used to travel to southern France a lot, but not so m... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Helping hand in Languedoc...


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