Tags » Mourvèdre

Ventoux 2014

Ventoux 2014
Appellation Ventoux contrôlée
les Vignerons de l’Enclave
26790 Tulette (Drôme)

tasted October 18th, 2016

In the past, this wine would have rarely crossed the borders of its département of origins. 185 more words

Wine Tasting

2011 La Bolida - 80 Year Old Vine Mourvèdre

Wine & Spirits Magazine: Top 100

Last week Jeanne-Marie de Champs came to town, this week it was Diane de Puymorin and Mathieu Chatain from Château d’Or et de Gueules. 662 more words

Anya Balistreri

Crux, an Emerging Sonoma Star

One of my favorite magazines, Sunset, recently announced that October is Sonoma County Wine Month. I love Sonoma and personally could celebrate it every month. 1,012 more words


Tarima, Organic, Monastrell, Alicante DO, Spain, 14.5% abv, 2012, C$14++

What exactly is Monastrell?  In France it’s called Mourvèdre, and in Australia, Mataro.  In those two countries, the grape is part the common blend called GSM (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre) with each of the grapes bringing something special to the blend.  179 more words


A Walk on the Wild Side [Make Mine a Double #25]

There are lots of trends in wine which compete for our attention at the moment – orange wines, natural wines, organic, biodynamic, lutte raisonnée, skin contact, wild ferment, pet-nat, and many more. 446 more words


The Wolftrap Red Blend 2014

The Wolftrap

Red Blend


Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

82% Syrah
16% Mourvedre
2% Viognier

“This svelte lady is the figurehead of Boekenhoutskloof. She is an adaptation of an early silver hallmark of the Cape of Good Hope and she carries the dove of peace and hope. 139 more words

Vendanges 2016 #7 - Last Pickings

En français

Wednesday (September 21st) was officially the last day of summer and, appropriately, the last day of picking at Mas Coutelou. It was, as in 2015, the Cabernet Sauvignon of Segrairals which was the last major parcel gathered in. 519 more words