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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...

  • 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...

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

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

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  • "In the meet, not the fat."  Wait, you introduce yourself by ... 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 raw oyster... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Gaujal St. Bon Picpoul de Pinet Cuvee Dames 2013

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    Wine review by Brooklyn Stoop


  • Domaine Felines Jourdan Picpoul de Pinet 2011

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    Want an alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, try this French white varietal. A little less on the grapefruit flavors but enough citrus to stand up to any oily fish or song vegetable dish. I love this as an appetizer wine too. Read More

    Wine review by sbr1105


  • Domaine Rocquemoliere Picpoul de Pinet 2014

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in London's Kensington ... 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. It is not mentioned on t... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


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

    Forum post in the topic Oysters


  • We do not do Thanksgiving on this side of the great pond but I had  a ... ... ... 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

    Forum post in the topic Happy Thanksgiving!


  • DUNCAN, I also mentioned Chablis in by OP. The Pinet I do not know. I shall have to try it. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Oysters


  • Good dry Brut (not the off dry version I had tonight) Champagne first choice. ... ... 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 and dry sem... 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 ... 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


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