Vacqueyras Wine

 

Vacqueyras is a village in the Southern Rhone that was the second after Gigondas to get its own appellation. The red wines must be at least 50% Grenache, with the rest comprised of Syrah, Mourvedre, and Cinsaut. A small amount of white and rose wine is also made. Especially as quality in the appellation has been increasing while prices have remained reasonable, it is a great place to explore for lovers of Chateauneuf du Pape.
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  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Mourvèdre

    History of the grape: Monastrell is a native of Spain, first grown in Murviedro near Valencia, and was eventually bro...

  • Cinsault

    History of the grape: Cinsau(l)t has been growing in Southern France for centuries. In the Rhone and Languedoc region...

  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Syrah

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

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  • Domaine La Fourmone

    'Fourmone' comes from the latin 'Frumentum' or 'Wheat': The place where wheat grew well, where th...

  • Montirius

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  • Château de Montmirail

    The quality of the wine, the authenticity safeguard of the vine produce and the desire to satisfy...

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Vacqueyras on Snooth

  • DMCKER - thanks for your comment. The rating we use isn't questionable ... by Wine Advocate2011 Rhone Vacqueyras White Blend 90 Points by Wine Spectator   &nbs Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth! - Winecrasher


  • Montirius Vacqueyras Mineral 2009

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Montirius Vacqueyras le Village 2011

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  • DM - as you know, it's originally from Spain in Aragon. It was the most ... ... is probably next, then Vacqueyras and so on.Franco dies and Spain rejoins the rest of the world. Perez goes to teach at a university and meets Barbier, who thinks the region could produce great wine but most importantly, was very cheap. They convince two others to... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Garnacha, grenache--tomato,...


  • All sounds good, Larry, thanks for joining us!A lot of the Spanish garnacha ... in the photo above) or the Vacqueyras grenache I find I like is grown up a hill, often well above a thousand feet in elevation. Much 'mountain' growing going on these days in C Read More

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  • I bit on a WTSO deal for some French wine (Domaine Fontaine du Clos Vacqueyras Reflets de l'Ame 2012) earlier this week and it arrived yesterday.  I also picked up our wine club shipment from Repris yesterday too.  We've just about swimming in this red stuff.... :-) Read More

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  • We can't buy much because we filled up the 20 case wine storage locker ... ... included a nice Boussieres Vacqueyras, Clos de Caillou CdR VV (rumor is it's partially declassed CdP), a Mont Olivet CdR (all grenache and almost certainly CdP since they don't really have a lot of holdings outside CdP), many lieu-dits burgs from F. Magnien and some... Read More

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  • Sandra & I are feeling good tonight, because we came home from meeting with ... ... Valley.  This 2009 Vacqueyras Chateau Des Hautes Ribes received 90 points on Wine Spectator in 2010.  It's a blend of 50% Grenache, 40% Syrah, 5% Mourverde and 5% Cinsault.  Upon our first taste, we both said, "This is nice"!  I think I picked this one up at To... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • AOA, I've had fun doing some side by sides with Vacqueyras, Gigondas and Cotes du Rhone Villages, although Chateauneuf du Pape can be a bit of a different beast.To compliment EMarks post above we opened the Apsara Rivers Reach Sauv Blanc this evening. This is not about grapefruit but more subtle and balanced citrus and stone fruit. There's plent... Read More

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  • Domaine Mas du Bouquet Vacqueyras 2010

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