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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...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

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

  • Syrah

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

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • 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...

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  • 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

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  • La Cote Flamene Picpoul de Pinet 2012


    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002

  • Domaine Font Mars Picpoul 2012


    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 de Cantagrils Picpoul de Pinet 2012


    Dusty and spicy on the nose this shows a fine mineral base with gently drying apple blossoms and crisp apple fruit on the nose. Bright, fresh and acid driven in the mouth, this has a fair amount of weight and richness to it yet remains crisp and focused with slightly creamy apple and tart peach flavors on the palate. The acid drives the long fin... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Not a horrible analogy; there's a reason why the Perrin family is down ... ... or Muscadet or Picpoul de Pinet  ;-).  Part of the problem back then was, of course, the riotous brett and other issues from relatively dirty winemaking.I've had those ethereal experiences from both Bordeaux and Burgundy (and Barolo and aged Champagne and syrahs fro... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Epic Barolo

  • La Chapelle de la Bastide Picpoul de Pinet 2012


    No written review

    Wine review by sfquixote

  • Domaine Felines Jourdan Picpoul de Pinet 2011


    Crisp and refreshing with tropical fruit notes. Read More

    Wine review by calywa

  • Domaine Felines Jourdan Picpoul de Pinet 2011


    The name translates to "lip stinger" and how accurate it is. This is everything I want in a white wine from the laser-like acidity to the full range of citrus fruits. I'll admit to being surprised this came out of Languedoc. Read More

    Wine review by worldsmith

  • Hugues de Beauvignac Coteaux du Languedoc Picpoul-de-Pinet 2011


    Some apply aromas and some hints of earthiness. Very light and refreshing on the palate. Some stone fruit flavors compete with some minerality. There is certainly nothing to object to, here. Similarly, it is not a terribly exciting wine. A good picnic wine, though. US$8.99 at Total Wines. Read More

    Wine review by EMark

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