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
    • Three Pays d’Oc Reds

      Published by Simon Bit of a backlog in the video department at the moment, let’s see if we can rectify that with this collection of three sub-£10 reds from southern France Coin des Coquins Mourvèdre/Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Pays d’Oc, France (£7.99-£8.99 Old School Wines, The Salisbury Wine Store) Reasonable fruit and freshness, but there’s a slightly sweet plump vanilla cha ...

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    • 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- 1 readers -
    • Hob Nob Pinot Noir 2012

      The Hob Nob Pinot Noir 2012 is sourced from vineyards in the Languedoc region of southwest France. This is a Vin de Pays d”Oc wine also known as an IGP wine, that rating shows that the wine has the characteristics of the wines of the region, but do not follow the rules and standards of the AOC or higher rated wines.

      CHEAP WINE FINDERin Pinot Noir- 1 readers -
  • Getting to know the region of Saint Chinian, France

    … and wine tastings only, there’s a lot more to explore.Saint Chinian is in the Languedoc region of southern France and has plenty of activities for families, couples or groups of friends. terrace of Les Carrasses We arrived on a warm sunny day in Capestang and immediately checked into Les Carrasses, an old chateau that has been renovated…

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  • le rubis 75002 bistrot cafe leopold bellan

    … to imply an unhurried approach to financial remuneration on the part of the ownership. So would the prices on the wine list, which are uniformly reasonable, with many good options in the 20-25€ range. Languedoc winemaker Alain Allier's rosé cuvée "Galéjade" was in glowy form when I tasted it at lunch on Le Rubis' roomy terrace. A melon-friuted…

    Aaron Ayscough/ not drinking poison in paris- 4 readers -
  • Chartier, IGA et vous

    … La semaine dernière, j’étais invité au lancement de la gamme de vins Harmonies de François Chartier. Si vous avez visité une SAQ depuis l’année dernière, vous avez certainement remarqué l’arrivée sur les tablettes des vins de négoce élaborés et commercialisés en collaboration avec des domaines en France, en Italie et en Espagne. Cette année, il…

    Julien Marchand/ Chez Julien- 2 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

    … of 3rd use French oak. Very crisp! Score: 90 points. Purchased a few after the impromptu encounter. You'd be wise to do the same. So many Gewürztraminer [IMO] miss the the mark badly, but if you want the perfect example of it, being done correctly this wine from @HylandEstates is it or as I'm fond of saying is the real deal. Fresh summer ripe peaches…

    Bill Eyer/ Cuvée Corner Wine Blog in Riesling- 3 readers -
  • Wine Reviews Bold As Love

    … this bottle again. 14.2% 2013 Château Ollieux Romanis Corbières Rosé $16: Cuts through the spicy tuna poke. Good match. Acid and fruit makes a formidable combo. Melon flavor but what kind? Must be tangelo [ed. uh, not a melon]. Corbieres is Cab Franc country. This is 28% Cinsault and 35% Grenache Gris 35%. Yes. We think the balance of 37% is Grenache…

    The Best of Winesin Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Wine of the Week 18 – a white wine with a difference

    … on your roast potatoes. There are fresher notes too, lemon, lemon pith and grapefruit too. The palate is full-bodied, full-flavoured and utterly delicious with a soft, nutty, creamy texture – from the lees stirring – there is rich apricot and lemon fruit too together with herbs and some gentle spice. Try this wonderful wine with richer poultry dishes…

    Quentin Sadler's Wine Page- 6 readers -