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
  • Wine of the Week 28 – Saint-Chinian, excitement from the Languedoc

    … and fresh earth. The palate is a revelation! Sumptuously fruity with a lovey touch of freshness lightening the load. Delicious, fresh and lively but with rich, ripe, deep blackberry, raspberry, strawberry, black cherry and dark plum fruit. There is a little dark chocolate too. It really delicious stuff and sinfully drinkable – 88/100 points. Available…

    Quentin Sadler's Wine Page- 3 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…

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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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    The Wine Sleuthin Syrah -
  • 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- 6 readers -
  • Chartier, IGA et vous

    … est que si le vin est de bonne qualité au départ, il sera de bonne qualité à l’arrivée. Ainsi, Chartier a pu travailler avec les mêmes domaines que pour sa gamme de vin en SAQ, à la différence principale qu’ils sont plutôt embouteillés à la Maison des Futailles, à Boucherville. Aussi, le contexte réglementaire fait qu’il n’est pas possible…

    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…

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  • 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 -
  • 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

    … Vineyards near Béziers. I have recently been touring the beautiful Saint-Chianian area of France’s Languedoc-Roussillon region. I learnt a lot about the place and tasted a wide range of the wines produced there. It seemed to me that the general quality was very high, but much to my surprise it was the white wines that particularly excited me…

    Quentin Sadler's Wine Page- 6 readers -
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