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The Irouleguy appellation was set up in 1990 [although there has been viticulture here since at least the Romans] for red,rose and white wines [although over 70% are red ] from 9 communes around the small village of that name located about 25 miles soth-east of the town of Biaritz in the foothills of the Pyrenees very close to the Spanish border in the heart of the Basque country. The reds and roses are a blend of tannant,cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon while the whites are a blend of corbu.petit manseng and gros manseng. The whole appellation only has around 250 hectares under vine

– Description from duncan 906

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  • Grenache

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  • Tannat

    History of the grape: Tannat has been growing in southwest France for many centuries. The grape has the distinction o...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Gros Manseng

  • Petit Manseng

    This white wine-producing grape is being grown on small acreages in Virginia, notably by Chrysallis Vineyards. The vi...

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  • Stephen, any comments on the Aussie wines and their prices towards the top of ... 2011 Irouleguy cuvee Hegoxuri  |  5 in stock  |  $34.99 Arretxea 2014 Irouleguy cuvee Hegoxuri  |  4 in stock  |  $29.99 d'Aupilhac 2012 Herault Les Servieres Un Siecle de Cinsault  |  2 in stock  |  $24.99 Barral, Leon 2007 Faugeres La Valiniere  |  1 in stock  |... Read More

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  • Irouleguy Domaine Ilarria 2012

    Snoothrank:

    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Wiltshire [www.yapp.co.uk ] for £19.Irouleguy is an appellation created in 1990 [although there has been viticulture here since at least the Romans ] for red,rose and white wines from 9 communes around the village of that name located about 25 miles south-east of the town of Biaritz in the foothills of... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Okay, I really wanted to go home and hunker down with one of my bottles (man, I ... ... from Domaine Ilarria in Irouleguy and a Baga from Sousa, a big Portugese wine maker.  Baga is common in Bairrada, one of the biggest areas for dry reds in Portugal, but not that much makes it over here.  The waiter warned us the Ilarria was big, but really ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Herri Mina Irouleguy Blanc 2010

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

    Wine review by Kayceesal


  • Irouleguy Rouge Domaine Ilarria Organic 2004

    Snoothrank:

    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


  • Domaine Arretxea Irouléguy Haitza 2005

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    No written review

    Wine review by jdubcali


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