|Winery:||Clos Roche Blanche|
|Region:||France » Loire|
All quinine and root vegetables on the nose with lots of rich, loamy earth and smoky tobacco aromas. Both firm at its core, and round with the slight fleshiness of youth, this is too young today with lots of the quinine and earthy root vegetable flavor...
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History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
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Red blends. It’s a term that has been bandied about quite liberally over ... ... lamb! 88pts 2011 Clos Roche Blanche Cuvee Pif Touraine France 12% $1850% Malbec, 50% Cabernet Franc All quinine and root vegetables on the nose with lots of rich, loamy earth and smoky tobacco aromas. Both firm at its core, and round with the slight fleshiness of... Read More
All quinine and root vegetables on the nose with lots of rich, loamy earth and smoky tobacco aromas. Both firm at its core, and round with the slight fleshiness of youth, this is too young today with lots of the quinine and earthy root vegetable flavors that show up on the nose. Quite tannic with fruit tannins, this really does take after Amaron... Read More
Oh dear, more good French wines well under $20, even after import across the Atlantic. I'm liking Chambers Street more and more, the more I visit their offerings. These guys seem to understand wine in ways that I do and like. In their essay below there's a link to a current Asimov article on Muscadet. It's also well worth jumping to and reading.... Read More
It’s time to start buying gifts for the holidays and that means ... ... immortal. 2011 Clos Roche Blanche Cuvée Pif $16-$20 Here’s a typical Loire red, a blend of Cabernet Franc and Malbec. It sells for a song, rich with tart red fruits, earth, and herbs; it will improve in the cellar over the next 5-8 years and continue to gain nuance and c... Read More
Touraine Rouge "Cot" Vieilles Vignes Clos Roche-Blanche Cot Appelé Aussi Auxerrois à Cahors et Malbec En Argentine 2004Snoothrank:
Really good. Earthy, weird, green peppery, light Read More
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It's time to wrap up GTiMalbec for 2011 and what a great flight of wines to do ... tasting has to be the 2009 Clos Roche Blanche Cuvee Cot, which also showed a leaner, more structured style, though it was packed with lovely luscious fruit. Whatever your style, you're going to find something to love among this wonderful selection!Photo courtes... Read More
Levi Dalton has been busy tracking down the best wine directors and sommeliers ... ... today are the wines from Clos Roche Blanche. How great are they? Well, the three bottlings available on Gilt’s list come in at $45, $50 and $55 a bottle.All this just proves that this list is a drinker’s list, built by a lover of wine who understands food. T... Read More
Related to Charen Blanc. Pineau D'aunis. Read More
*If you have zero interest in reading about a Brooklyn Wine Shop then feel free to dismiss the thread. I figured that there would be enough NYers and/or transients on the board to make this a worthwhile post.I’m the last guy to champion my local retailers. Why, you ask? Because they stink…well, that’s not fair- they’re dirty and unimaginative an... Read More
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