Languedoc

Languedoc is a former province of France, now continued in the modern-day régions of Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées in the south of France, and whose capital city was Toulouse, now in Midi-Pyrénées. It had an area of approximately 42,700 km² (16,490 sq. miles).
Posts about Languedoc
    • Sainte Croix La Bergerie Syrah Merlot 2012

      The Sainte Croix La Bergerie Syrah Merlot 2012 is a blend of 50% Syrah and 50% Merlot sourced from vineyards (probably from purchased grapes or juice) in southern France on the Languedoc and Roussillon border. Domaine Sainte-Croix is owned and operated by an English husband and wife wine-making team, they are in the process of converting their vineyards to organic farming.

      CHEAP WINE FINDERin Syrah Merlot- 9 readers -
    • From the Outside, Looking In

      For most of my life I have felt like an outsider looking in. Not way outside, because I am pretty good at standing on the edge of the circle and looking like I belong. The problem is, I just never feel quite like I belong. As a little girl, I was terribly shy and withdrawn. It drove my mother nuts. Once, when I was about 6, we were out shopping and saw a girl from my school.

      Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blog- 3 readers -
    • Ben's Blush: Domaine de Nizas

      Well, the weekly rosé review lasted all of one week. To be fair, we actually did drink a bottle of rosé two weeks ago, but I just was too lazy busy to write it up. Last week I was in Grand Junction, CO for the annual viticulture and enology conference: VinCO. It is great that the Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology puts together a program that runs the gamut of ma ...

      Kyle Schlachter/ Colorado Wine Pressin Syrah- 5 readers -
  • Three Languedoc wines from Calmel & Joseph

    … maceration character. Pure and supple in a Beaujolais style. 87/100 Calmel & Joseph Corbières Les Terroirs 2011 Languedoc, France 14% alcohol. Syrah, Grenache and a hint of Cinsault. Peppery, slightly reductive cherry and berry fruits nose, with some herbs and spice. The palate is juicy and bright with vivid black fruits. Ripe and dense…

    jamie goode's wine blogin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • Wine of the Week 28 – Saint-Chinian, excitement from the Languedoc

    … is the name of the dense scrubland found all around the Mediterranean area. Garrigue includes lavender, thyme, sage and rosemary amongst other things and it is true that these characteristics are often found in the wines of the Languedoc, as well as the Southern Rhône. The grapes used for the red wines are Grenache Noir, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Carignan…

    Quentin Sadler's Wine Page- 3 readers -
  • Pioneering Everyday Luxury

    … Magazine and The Los Angeles International wine competitions earlier this year. Mas credits two primary goals for helping to secure the success of his winery: to revitalize exceptional vineyards and keep wine prices accessible. Most Domaine Paul Mas wines coming into the United States sell for less than $25. Still, he didn’t always predict such success. Read the rest of the piece over on Grape Collective: https://grapecollective.com/articles/how-domaines-paul-mas-breathed-life-into-the-languedoc …

    Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews- 2 readers -
  • Hob Nob Pinot Noir 2012

    … wines are French wines translated into American, this is a Pinot Noir, from the southwest France, made for everyday drinking, no inside knowledge of French wines needed. The alcohol content is 13%. The color is a see-thru garnet red with a plum tint and an almost clear halo. The nose is black cherry, plum, vanilla with a light floral edge…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Pinot Noir- 1 readers -
  • Visiting the village of Assignan in St. Chinian

    … Visiting the village of Assignan in St. Chinian Posted by winesleuth in All, France | 0 comments Nov 12, 14 One of the stops we made while on my trip to St. Chinian was to the small village of Assignan. Like many provincial villages in France, Assignan had become almost a ghost town with just a few villagers left to keep the village going…

    The Wine Sleuth- 2 readers -
  • Three Pays d’Oc Reds

    … sacrificing its identity B(+) Vignobles Foncalieu Montagne Noire Grenache 2012 Pays d’Oc, France (£7.38 Enotria) Another honest tasty glugger, this has cherry and raspberry flavours pepped up by some herby feistiness, ripe and fruity, and just on the right side of jamminess. B+ Categorised in: Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Grenache, Languedoc, Merlot, Mourvedre, Syrah/Shiraz, Video, wine, Wine Education…

    Drinking Outside The Boxin Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah Merlot- 3 readers -
  • Getting to know the region of Saint Chinian, France

    … Getting to know the region of Saint Chinian, France Posted by winesleuth in All, Food and Wine, France | 0 comments Oct 29, 14 I was recently invited to St. Chinian by their growers association to not only learn a bit more about the wines but also to discover the wine tourism that they have going on there. If you thought it was all vineyards…

    The Wine Sleuthin Syrah -
  • le rubis 75002 bistrot cafe leopold bellan

    … blend of Grenache and Cinsault that in 2013 showed less pithy oxygen-influence than I'd percieved in previous vintages, making it a fine addition to the perennially under-attended genre of turbid natural rosés. And as our staff party wound down Marie produced a bottle of Antoine Arena's Bianco Gentile for us all to share, delighting us almost as much…

    Aaron Ayscough/ not drinking poison in paris- 6 readers -
  • Chartier, IGA et vous

    … d’inscrire ni le millésime, ni les cépages sur l’étiquette des vins vendus en épicerie, limitation contournée par l’information rendue disponible sur le site internet. Au final, trois vins ont fait leur apparition, un blanc et deux rouges provenant respectivement du Languedoc, du Rhône méridional et de la Toscane. Comme pour la gamme de vins en SAQ, le…

    Julien Marchand/ Chez Julien- 3 readers -
  • Wineries of Minervois – with Chateau Maris

    … Interestingly, Argentina’s wine history and culture began about the same time as our’s here in the U.S. Arguably more interesting is the fact that it began with the same impetus – Italian immigration. Today, Argentina has become known as the world’s largest purveyor of Malbec. Another thing that singles out Argentina – some of the highest…

    GrapeRadioin Syrah Malbec- 1 readers -
  • 10 Impromptu Wine Encounters

    … skip to main | skip to sidebar Smoked lemon rinds, citrus, minerality and blazing acidity! Not bad, but not my favorite style! Score: 86 points. "Appreciating old wine is like making love to a very old lady. It is possible. It can even be enjoyable. But it requires a bit of imagination." ~ Andre Tchelistcheff Okay so diving…

    Bill Eyer/ Cuvée Corner Wine Blog in Riesling- 3 readers -
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