Tag Archives: Languedoc

Quintessentially Summercentric – 2011 Saint-Peyre Picpoul de Pinet Coteaux de Languedoc

  The Lip Smacker Be patient – summer is coming. And when it does, this is a wine to be drunk. I reviewed the previous vintage of this wine and was looking forard to the release of the current one. From southern France where warm weather wines achieve perfection, Saint-Peyre is wonderfully uncomplicated and refreshing. […]

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The Rosé Society – 2011 Laurent Miquel Père et Fils Cinsault Syrah Pays d’Oc

For the Rosé Society, this is the time of year to which we look forward. The rosés from the previous vintage are now being released, making their way to our local wine shops’ shelves. For the most part – and there are exceptions – rosés should be drunk within a year following their release. In a […]

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L’Aventure Languedoc! Wine Review: 2007 Pierre Gaillard Transhumance

The L’Aventure Languedoc tasting in April that Glenn and I participated in last month was a fantastic opportunity to get reacquainted with the wines of the Languedoc. One of the things that I took away from that tasting was that there are many great wines – not the rough plonk for which it had developed […]

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April Trade Show Round-up – Languedoc and The Loire

Languedoc – L’Aventure Languedoc  Languedoc , including Roussillon, is the largest wine producing region of not only France, but the world. However, only lately have sales of the region’s wines seen an uptick due to the increasingly favorable perception of the region. Though there have always been producers of quality wine here, the majority of wine was […]

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Plonk Pick – 2010 “Les Hérétiques”

  The deeply hued “”Les Hérétiques” Famille Iché “Les Hérétiques” Vin de Pays Hérault 2010 I first discovered  “Les Hérétiques” years ago when I needed wine for a braised beef dish I was making. I headed over to my local packie (package store) and eyed the selections in the French section. A bottle on the lower shelf where the inexpensive […]

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