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    2012 Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition Regular Cuvees Already Showing Well

    This post first appeared in The Wine Cellar Insider The first wine of any tasting gets you going. To some, it gets the juices flowing like the smell of napalm in the morning. This is a good thing because unbeknownst to me, shortly, on a hot June day in Chateauneuf du Pape, I would be faced with tasting close to 200 Chateauneuf du Pape wines in a day.

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    Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Rosé

    Home Wine Regions French Wine Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Rosé by Tim Lemke - Sep 14, 2014 A couple weeks ago I published a review of Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Cotes du Roussillon Villages, at wine that absolutely blew me away by how awesome it is. So I had to post a review of another wine from the Bila-Haut line, their rosé. This rosé comes from the Languedoc-Roussillon area in France.

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      Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013

      CHEAP WINE FINDER - - 6 readers - Yes, another celebrity wine! Everyone from Lady Gaga and Fergie to Drew Barrymore and AC/DC has their own wine these days. Most wine drinkers are a little skeptical of wines that are produced with a celebrity’s name attached to them. And rightfully so when the association is just that – name only.

      Bechthold Vineyard: Ancient Vine Cinsault in Lodi

      Pull That Cork - - 5 readers - The Bechthold Vineyard is 25 acres of Cinsault planted on the west side of Lodi — in the Mokelumne River sub-appellation of the Lodi AVA. This own-rooted vineyard was planted in 1886 by Joseph Spenker. Fortunately the soil on the west side of Lodi is particularly sandy (sandy loam to be exact), and too well drained to allow phylloxera a toehold.

      Europa Village’s Annual Grape Stomp Gala ~ Bon Vin, Tres Fun!

      Uncorked Wine Travels! - - 4 readers - There’s a little slice of Europe in the Temecula Wine Country ~ Europa Village is an Old World Euro-themed winery that offers wines handcrafted from French, Spanish and Italian grape varietals. Love the French wines of the Rhone Valley? Non probleme ~ the C’est la Vie Chateau Wines will soothe your soul. Feeling a little sassy? Si, Si ~ try the Bolero Cellars for a Spanish flare.

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      Bechthold Vineyard: Ancient Vine Cinsault in Lodi

      … by Michael David, but this Cinsault is juicy and flavorful. It spends 12 months aging in neutral French oak. Pair it with charcuterie or grilled pork chops. 2013 Turley Wine Cellars Bechtoldt Vineyard Cinsault — light ruby in the glass with aromas of tart raspberries. Flavors follow the aromas with tart raspberries plus some minerality and a lingering…

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      Lodi Wine: Bechthold Vineyard Cinsaults

      … record of promoting products in the gourmet, natural and organic food and beverage categories, from wine and tea to top shelf spirits and luxury goods. We consider ourselves fortunate to work with clients who share our philosophy of social responsibility in work and everyday life. These wines were provided for tasting purposes - all opinions are my own. Like 50 States Of Wine on Facebook Follow 50 States Of Wine on Twitter Subscribe to the 50 States Of Wine YouTube channel…

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      Wine Reviews Bold As Love

      …. Love the Languedoc. Must return soon! U20 alert. 2012 Cambíata Albariño Monterey $18: Not like a New World wine. Honeydew melon rind flavor. Bit of clove [ed. he stole that]. Perfect on a late summer evening outside. Label says “Albariño: Bold As Love.” Cool. Jimi. Another U20 winna. 14.5% At 2:49 of this revered and underrated Hendrix composition he takes off on a riff that makes me misty every time every time every time I hear it.…

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      Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Rosé

      …Home Wine Regions French Wine Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Rosé by Tim Lemke - Sep 14, 2014 A couple weeks ago I published a review of Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Cotes du Roussillon Villages, at wine that absolutely blew me away by how awesome it is. So I had to post a review of another wine from the Bila-Haut line, their rosé. This rosé comes…

      6 readers - By CheapWineRatings.com

      Europa Village’s Annual Grape Stomp Gala ~ Bon Vin, Tres Fun!

      …There’s a little slice of Europe in the Temecula Wine Country ~ Europa Village is an Old World Euro-themed winery that offers wines handcrafted from French, Spanish and Italian grape varietals. Love the French wines of the Rhone Valley? Non probleme ~ the C’est la Vie Chateau Wines will soothe your soul. Feeling a little sassy? Si, Si ~ try…

      4 readers - By Uncorked Wine Travels!

      Wines from La Vrille et Le Papillon, La Folie Lucé, and Jean-Louis Tribouley

      …The wines features in today’s post comes from three very different regions of the Rhone, Loire, and Roussillon. What they have in common, beyond the importer, is they are smaller, individually driven efforts. The 2012 La Vrille et Le Papillon, Z Rouge, Ardeche bears a “Z” for zero-sulphur. I thought this was evident on the nose but in no way were…

      1 readers - By Hogshead - A Wine Blog

      Betz Family Winery looks to raise the bar

      … wine,” Griessel said. “His palate is fantastic but he’s equally at home driving a forklift or topping barrels. We’re really excited to have him as part of the team.” All wines sampled at 62 degrees. Betz Family Winery Clos de Betz Red Wine Columbia Valley 2011 $55 (Excellent) The aromatics bring you immediately to Bordeaux where it might pass…

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      2012 Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition Regular Cuvees Already Showing Well

      …, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 5% Counoise and 5% Cinsault, the wine reached 14.5% alcohol. With a complex nose of herbs, fennel and earthy red fruits, the wine is soft, plush and round, ending with a sweet, juicy, red fruit. 91 Pts 2012 MAISON LOUIS BERNARD – Candied licorice and cherry tones, medium bodied and ending with a short, but sweet kirsch…

      9 readers - By The Wine Cellar Insider

      Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013

      … Perrin), came in at #84 on Wine Spectator’s annual list of top 100 wines in the world – the only rosé to appear on the list at all – EVER! It’s a blend of Rolle (also known as Vermentino) along with the more common French Rose” grapes Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah. It’s a beautiful pale orange to pink copper color. The nose is floral, mineral…

      6 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

      Laurent Miquel Vendanges Nocturnes Cinsault Syrah 2013

      … or laughing whilst eating salad. France and Spain tend to do well in the making of pink wines, it’s one of those areas where Europe excels and the new world has rather missed the point. This Laurent Miquel Vendanges Nocturnes Cinsault Syrah from Waitrose was a beautiful salmon pink colour. It sat at that Goldilocks point of being pink enough to give…

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      Pere et Fils Cinsault Syrah Rose’ 2013

      …http://www.cheapwinefinder.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Pere-_et_-Fils_rose.m4a The Pere et Fils Cinsault Syrah Rose 2013 (Pere et Fils translates to father and son) is a blend of 70% Cinsault and 30% Syrah grown in the estate vineyards in the hills of the Languedoc of Laurent Miquel, an 8th generation winemaker. Cinsault is a grape…

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      Two Provence Rosés from Château d’Esclans

      …The final two of the quartet of rosés from Château d’Esclans in Provence (the first is labelled ‘Caves d’Esclans’ as there’s some bought-in grapes in the blend). For reviews of the estate’s top two wines, click Here and Here. Caves d’Esclans ‘Whispering Angel’ Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013, France (~£16 Berkmann Wine Cellars, Bibendum, Bordeaux […]…

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      Château des Sarrins Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013, France

      …Not sure if this wine was as happy as it should be… Château des Sarrins Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013, France (£15.99 Bibendum, TheDrinkShop.com) Gave this plenty of time to settle before tasting, but on opening, it feels disjointed, with a slightly stinky sulphury overtone that’s still there two hours later. The wine behind is […]…

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      France, Rosé, Bila-Haut, Michel Chapoutier, Pays d’Oc, 2013

      …Red blend of cinsault and grenache. C/ Beautiful salmon and amber / pink. N/ Delightful rosé signatures of strawberries, raspberries, and sun bleached rocks, but also with hints of peach and melon. T/ Light to medium mouthfeel. A nice lively acid introduction complete with the requisite raspberry and jolly rancher flavors but she is more complex […] The post France, Rosé, Bila-Haut, Michel Chapoutier, Pays d’Oc, 2013 appeared first on BrainWines.com.…

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