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  • Congrats on getting FatBoy logistics smoothed out.Have had Txacoli in ... hot, ... hot, dusty hikes through the Basque country Pyrenees. Always has seemed like a refreshing roadtrip white to me since then. However, not at all 'fat' (even if maybe sometimes 'phat'). A German (not Alsatian) riesling, or French chenin blanc, or oaked chardonnay Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekend Wines

  • Also remember, Mark, that Spanish influence and even territory spread well into ... way up into Languedoc, and Basque territory into the Atlantic side of southern France. The King of Mallorca owned chunks of SW France on the Mediterranean side for awhile, before his kingdom was absorbed by Spain. Later on Spain also owned the Kingdom of Naples,... Read More

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  • Second trip to the Hollwood Bowl this summer. The program:Concerto in C ...  Slices of Manchego and Basque sheeps-milk cheese--  Salami slices--  Steamed Artichoke--  Little Heirloom Tomatos--  Watermelon Slices--  Shrimp boil For those who have any interest at all in what we heard, the links will take you to YouTube.  The one for the symphony... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines

  • The nice thing about Sauvignon Blanc is that it is much less expensive than ... summers. Moving over to the Basque region, you can look for some Txakoli, which will also have a slight fizz to it - not like Champagne though! It tends to be a little pricey but you can get some for around $20 or so. There are plenty of other white wines, but thos... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!

  • Txomin Etxaniz-Txacoli (chacoli) Estoy estudiando la lengua de español ... in 2016. I will be in the Basque country and would like to try this wine from that region NOW to pair with some Spanish cooking. Does anyone know where I can get it in the United States? I've found some dealers but none who ship to Texas.Lin Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!

  • Arabako Txakolina Arabako Txakolina Xarmant 2007


    No written review

    Wine review by Barberesco

  • Herri Mina Irouleguy Blanc 2010


    Drinking really salty. Then got Too Boots buffalo chicken pizza and it came to life. Read More

    Wine review by Kayceesal

  •  There are certain wine appellations that are cursed by thriving tourism, ... ... savory cheese from the Basque region of Spain. Bandols with some age can be quite a meditative experience without food.Here are a few sampled recently:Bandol RosésDomaine le Galantin Bandol Rosé 2011Medium salmon-pink in color, brimming with white peach and ‘wet... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The Gem of Provence: Bandol

  • Arabako Txakolina Arabako Txakolina Xarmant 2007


    This is one of my favorite summer wines, but hard to find. Rich lemon chiffon with a heavy mineral finish and great acidity. Grab it when you can! Read More

    Wine review by Lemon Sniper

  • Irouleguy Rouge Domaine Ilarria Organic 2004


    Beautiful color still bright and the brilliance of youth. Dark carmine.The nose on the fruit (blackcurrant, raspberry), changing to prune, blackberry and cedar. When shaken, turn out the sweet notes which are more reminiscent of a Spanish.On the palate, acidity attack which reinforces the mid-palate. The tannins are subtle and subdued by the aci... Read More

    Wine review by cyril

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