|Winery:||Abbaye de Tholomies|
|Region:||France » Languedoc-roussillon » Languedoc » Minervois|
Abbaye de Tholomies
This is a muscular and (yet) tame wine from the South of France. Paired well with turkey meatloaf with herbs and tomato sauce. On opening a tight nose with a mild dusty chocolate and faint fruit aroma. In the mouth has dusty, dry almost bread-like t...
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History of the grape: Monastrell is a native of Spain, first grown in Murviedro near Valencia, and was eventually bro...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
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Abbaye de Tholomies on Snooth
This is a muscular and (yet) tame wine from the South of France. Paired well with turkey meatloaf with herbs and tomato sauce. On opening a tight nose with a mild dusty chocolate and faint fruit aroma. In the mouth has dusty, dry almost bread-like texture with flavors of blackberry and black current, and a hint of chocolate and earth. A good... Read More
I really enjoyed the full-bodied flavor of the bottle that the Snooth team cracked open on Friday:http://www.snooth.com/wine/domaine-du-pegau-chateauneuf-du-pape-cuvee-reservee-rouge-2000/ As someone with a so-far limited knowledge of wine, I'm wondering if there's any particular aspect of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines that exist in some of the ... Read More
This wine is one that only becomes even more intriguing when introduced to air. I decanted this wine and after a couple hours, it had a "WOW" aroma and an even better, amazing experience on the palate. It is one of those wines that you decant, sit down in front of the fire with some great music and contemplate life with. It is an amazing Fren... Read More
I like this wine because it brings the funk. Nose: Barnyard, bacon, sheep, hay, dirt, smokey cafe mocha, stinky leather. Palate: Raspberry pommegranate fruit qualities, pepper and spice on the back-palate. Still has some tanic backbone. Short finish, missing some body. The wine is rather light-weight in the mouth, and a tad too thin for a h... Read More