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Daily Wine 11/15/17:

Mas de Daumas Gassac – Rouge – Vin de Pays de L’ Herault – 1988

  • This wine is 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9.6% Syrah, 5.6% Malbec, 4.3% Cabernet Franc, 2.3% Pinot Noir, 1.6% Tannat, and 1% combined of Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, and Barbera.
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Red Wine

Gerard Bertrand Grand Terroir Les Aspres 2013

Rhone Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

50% syrah

40% mourvedre

10% grenache

14.0% alcohol

Opened 3 Nov 2017

els 9.1/10

Wine Advocate 90-92

Gerard Bertrand, living a charmed life, grew up in the vineyards of southern France, a rugby union flanker for 10 years, captain of the team in 1993-1994, winemaker, owner and manager of 13 estates in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon; not exactly a Dickens’ … 299 more words

Red Wine

Three sure bets

Côtes du Rhône VillagesValréas 2010, Clos Bellane ($26.25, private import, 12 bottles/case)
A 50-50 blend of Grenache and Syrah from biodynamically and organically farmed vines more than a quarter century old and rooted in clay and limestone. 449 more words

Tasting Notes

Travelogue - Languedoc-Roussillon, France

A little while back I took my first ever excursion to the south of France, a part of the world I have never previously discovered, but many Brits have and do, and I got to find out why. 1,448 more words

Travelogue

Natural Catalans

BN 2015, Blanco Natural, Partida Creus ($27.45, private import, 6 bottles/case)
A skin-contact white made from biodynamically farmed Macabeo (90%) and Cartoixa Vermell (10%). Fermented with indigenous yeasts. 192 more words

Tasting Notes

Here's looking at you!

There are many houses in this region with ornamental, sculpted faces added to their façades. I love the way this personalizes homes – often with a bit of humor – and frequently with a jovial smile. 124 more words