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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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Duncan, was wondering if you ever go to smaller events, like this one? Have ... appellations: Montpeyroux, La Clape, Faugères, and Terrasses du Larzac. New to the UK will be wines from the eccentric Rémy Duchemin at Plan de l’Homme and the delightful young couple of Line and Paul Maury, who make a great range of wines from super value Viognier... Read More
I wondered if anybody else on here was planning on going to this www.thefranceshow.com in January.A lot of wine producers attend and there are wine tasting sessions. I go to this every year and it is superb Read More
I bought this bottle of wine for £5 when I attended the London France Show ... ... and the Montagne de la Clape near the town of Narbonne making several cuvees of red,white and rose wines The 'La Cigale' cuvee is a blend of Grenache and syrah but I have been unable to find out in what proportions .I started my bottle last night with my home-m... Read More
Who needs CA? Just too hard to source over here, and waaaay too pricey. ... ... vouch for its location, the La Clape rocky massif just south of Narbonne, one of the most distinctive terroirs of the entire Languedoc. This was once an island and benefits from almost constant wind, both off the sea and from the Montagne Noire to the north. Soils ... Read More
Thanks for your reply Jonderry. Offcourse Gerard Bertrand is a wellknown ... ... wines from the Tautavel and La Clape terroirs.Other producers especially near Perpignan that I can recommend are Chateau de Rey, Domaine de l'Arca and Domaine Benassis. But there are many others in this fragmented terroir landscape.By the way, do you have some nic... Read More
I am from Holland and extremely interested in wine. I read a lot about it and taste a lot ;-) Wine is a great way of connecting people and philosophy.I always want to learn about new grapes. My favourite grapes are Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Tempranillo. I visit vignerons (wine growers), wine tastings and wine stores. I am always in... Read More
Following on the heels of the much lauded 2009 vintage, the 2010 Northern Rhones are being offered all over the place, with both high scores and high prices as well. A historically small crop resulted from a cool wet spring, that then enjoyed alternating periods of heat and freshness throughout the summer of 2010 producing wines that promise to ... Read More
Carnivores and grillers, a few reasons to love Syrah: it’s a fantastic wine for pairing with any roasted meats, especially red meats like beef and lamb, as well as wild game. It is often peppery and sometimes smoky, with a roasted fruit and/or roasted meat flavor profile that makes it a fine accompaniment to anything barbecued or grilled (even, ... Read More
The Zinner party was last night, but preparations began a week or two ago when I realized I had accumulated some Zins that needed consuming. I had been lured by a cellar sale on BPWine that featured a ton of Turley wines from different vineyards at really attractive prices. By the time I pulled the trigger, the best values appeared to be a 200... Read More
The following post is straight off my blog. I think it's worth making a mention of this group of winemakers because of the great wines they produced which have started getting the attention of the local Australian market and more recently, the UK wine circles. I'm not sure if they have USA distributorships, but do keep your eye out for them! Hop... Read More