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    2013 Arrogant Frog Red Wines

    So since this post is waaaaaay overdue, I’m just going to go ahead and jump in and share my thoughts on the wines. If you want to read my thoughts about the tasting in general, and find a link to a video about it, check out my post about the Arrogant Frog White Wines. Ok, here we go.

    17 readers - By The Good Wine Guru

    Arrogant Frog Live Virtual Tasting – July 15, 2014

    French wine producer Domaines Paul Mas made the decision to relaunch their popular Arrogant Frog line this year, and we were lucky enough to participate. In collaboration with McCue Communications, owner/winemaker Jean-Claude Mas answered questions about his new batch of offerings in a live, online tasting.

    17 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

      Aug. 16 LCBO Wine Picks: Southern Belles + Malbec

      Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews - - 10 readers - The next Vintages release will be in LCBO outlets across Ontario on Saturday, August 16th. The major theme of this release highlights wines from the South of France, a region frequently referred to as Midi or Languedoc, while the second theme focuses on Argentina's signature grape - Malbec.

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      Dom 85!! Who knew?? Harvey Kurtzman knew.

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      2013 Arrogant Frog Red Wines

      …:  55% Cabernet Sauvignon; 45% Merlot Region:  Languedoc, France Winemaker’s Notes:  Intense ruby color. Elegant and complex nose with aromas of ripe black fruits, black currant leaf combined with spicy notes such as liquorice and vanilla. A well-balanced wine with smooth tannins and a long finish. Best served with red meat, cheeses, and barbecue…

      17 readers - By The Good Wine Guru

      Aug. 16 LCBO Wine Picks: Southern Belles + Malbec

      … The next Vintages release will be in LCBO outlets across Ontario on Saturday, August 16th. The major theme of this release highlights wines from the South of France, a region frequently referred to as Midi or Languedoc, while the second theme focuses on Argentina's signature grape - Malbec. I was surprised to see only 12 wines listed…

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      Arrogant Frog Live Virtual Tasting – July 15, 2014

      … Mas' "everyday luxury" line of wines. Each wine costs around $10 per bottle. Arrogant Frog is unique in that the wines are produced in Languedoc, France (Pays d'Oc IGP - Indication Géographique Protégée), but are fermented in American oak, which gives them a new-world style. As Jean-Claude said in during our virtual tasting, they are "old world…

      17 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

      La Vie En Rose, Cinsault Rosé 2013 Pays d’Oc, France

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      Gérard Bertrand Gris Blanc 2013, Pays d’Oc, France

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      Approachable Value Wines from Arrogant Frog

      … Last week I discovered four solid value wines from Domaines Paul Mas through an #ArrogantFrog twitter tasting. Fourth-generation vintner Jean-Claude Mas launched the Arrogant Frog brand in 2005 and all wines are priced at $10. The wines come from the Languedoc region in southern France and are labelled Vin de Pays d'Oc - meaning "country wine…

      3 readers - By WineCompass

      Abbaye Sylva Plana Faugères Le Rosé 2012, Languedoc, France

      …A follow up to the two reds from this winery I tried earlier this year HERE Abbaye Sylva Plana Faugères Le Rosé 2012, Languedoc, France (N/A in the UK) Crisp, juicy, fresh style, lots of fresh strawberry flavour, with light spice and floral notes behind, full in flavour but light in body, plenty of personality plus […]…

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      Classy Chardonnay from the South of France

      … and to celebrate French culture and national pride.  The vineyards of the Languedoc-Roussillon, in southern France, benefit from a range of climates and soil types, enjoying mountain, coast and river terrains beneath a mix of hot Mediterranean sunshine and violent winds, rain and thunder from the Cevenol storms.  It is this harsh natural environment…

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      Sud de France – excitement & variety

      …Recently I was invited to attend the Vinisud wine fair in Montpellier and had a great time sniffing out all sorts of wines from the south of France. The fair actually covers the whole of southern Europe, but I limited … Continue reading…

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      A Languedoc Top Ten List

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