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  • Folle Blanche

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

  • Picpoul

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • 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 ... 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 cherry style fr... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The France Show


  • Even aside from its historical significance, Dom is a fine wine, though ... ... ... chablis and picpoul de pinet with oysters, pretty much in that order, with beer and sake and the occasional sauvignon blanc or dry riesling also slipping into the mix. Depends on the style of cuisine and availability of decent versions of whatever libation. By... Read More

    Forum post in the topic And now for something...


  • Cuvee Azan 2013

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    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


  • Picpoul de Pinet Closieres Lauent Sauvage 2014

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £8 from a local supermarket.Picpoul is a ... ... not widely used. Picpoul de Pinet is an AOC 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 Fortant negociant house based in Sete.I started... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Yesterday I enjoyed a nice massage, followed by an excellent lunch at Seasons ... ... 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 was sitt... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • Very good to hear from you, Louise, and thanks for offering to contribute!Can I ... 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 much the last ... Read More

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


  • La Cote Flamene Picpoul de Pinet 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • Domaine Font Mars Picpoul 2012

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    Tight and slightly herbal on the nose with subtle shadings of dried herb stem floating over a base of flinty minerality. This is lean and fresh in the mouth and very acid driven with some crap apple and lime pith fruit and subtle herbal shadings offering a bit of complexity. Gaining a little richness on the backend, and some notes of white peach... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Domaine Font Mars Picpoul 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by mark


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