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Domaine des Pasquiers

Three generations of winegrowers have succeeded on this vineyard since 1935. This traditionally-styled winery is now run by the two brothers, Jean-Claude and Philippe Lambert. 118 more words

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Domaine Julien Masquin

Coming back from Indochina, Paul Masquin, the grand-father, acquired vines in Courthezon for his own passion in 1936. However, being very occupied by the creation of a brush company, he confided them in sharecroping to other viticulturists. 143 more words

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The mineral flavored 2012 vintage from Domaine de Mourchon

This latest pair of 2012 releases from Domaine de Mourchon offer mineral flavored fun.  The entry-level 2012 Domaine de Mourchon, Cotes du Rhone is a serious, lightly structured wine that should develop over the winter.   212 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Diverse wines from Baudry, Matthiasson, Perrin, Rolet, and Ch des Tours

We recently tasted through a diverse selection of wines.  The 2013 Bernard Baudry, Chinon Blanc  was all about the acidity driven tension and mouthfeel.  I do not care for purely high acidity wines, rather I like acidity that gives a sense of nervous energy like the wine is alive.   574 more words

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Two nice reds

The other night my sis-in-law was asking me what some good wines were at Trader Joe’s. Right off the bat I made clear that Cabernets were usually off the table with me (pun totally intended) as they tend to be a bit too acidic for my taste. 140 more words


Tesco Vintage Claret: You couldn't pay me to drink it

So it seems bloggers across the UK’s interweb have landed themselves in hot water for taking cash bungs in exchange for promoting products to their loyal followers. 753 more words

Wine Talk Without The Snobbery

What’s in the glass tonight November 24th, 25th

Off Topic: Ogier Heritages Cotes du Rhone 2012 – $$

Just in case a bunch of friends wanted to come over to ours after the party, I laid in a couple of extra bottles. 117 more words