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E.Guigal Rhone wine tasting

I was pleased to attend a wine tasting of selected wines from the noted producer E.Guigal a little while ago. It was hosted by Negociants rep Brett Crittenden, and Meredith Parkin of Glengarry Wines and Spirits. 854 more words

Bottle of The Week- Lavau Gigondas Red Rhône Blend 2013

If you recall the last post you might wonder why I am writing about wine from the same winery two weeks in a row! Well, I thought it would be an interesting comparison to do a back-to-back (if you can consider a week back-to-back) of two different Southern Rhône blends from the same winery. 276 more words


Bottle of the Week- Lavau Côtes du Rhône 2013

I’ve written about Côtes du Rhône before, which you can check out if you need a quick background. So, for this post I’d like to focus more on Grenache, which makes up 60% of the blend in this wine. 265 more words


You should drink the 2010 Chateau des Tours, Cotes du Rhone Blanc

One should really drink all of the Chateau des Tours wines possible including the 2010 Chateau des Tours, Cotes du Rhone Blanc.  Since tasted last summer, it is now drinking at its peak.   112 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Pulling a Comus Bassington.

In November, 2002, I was severely broke. Actually, that’s nothing worth mentioning as I am usually broke, I have Saki’s Comus Bassington as a role model, and he drove his poor mother Francesca mad with his overly extravagant Edwardian lifestyle, mostly because she had to pay this extravagance’s bills, all of them, until she’d had enough of it and sent him to the colonies, to some God forsaken place really far away, I’m panic-fuelled when I think of it. 200 more words


Le Coq Bleu Cotes du Rhone 2014

Lot 18, $20/bottle

Vivino Profile

Aaron: Light blueberry nose with lots of floral, violet undertones.  The flavor was mostly light berries with some leafy green branches which added some complexity but it wasn’t very ‘interesting’.   75 more words


Laithwaites Premiere Tasting – September 2016

Thanks to welcoming a new addition to my family in the last four weeks my Laithwaites Premiere September review comes in the dying hours of the month.  694 more words