Mourvedre

Mourvèdre (also known as Mataró or Monastrell) is a red wine grape variety that is grown in many regions around the world including the Rhône and Provence regions of France, the Valencia and Jumilla denominación de origens of Spain, California and Washington State and the Australian regions of South Australia and New South Wales. In addition to making red varietal wines, Mourvèdre is a prominent component in "GSM" (Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre) blends. The variety is also used to make rosé and port-style fortified wines.Mourvèdre tends to produce tannic wines that can be high in alcohol.
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    • Cliffs Wine Picks – Dec 29, 2014 to Jan 11, 2015

      2005 Copain Syrah Harrison Clarke 2009 Foncalieu Côtes du Rhône Villages St. Gervais La Réserve du Crouzau 2010 Treasure Hunter Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Panjanatan Paso Robles 2008 Big Basin Vineyards Odeon 2008 Villa Creek Avenger 2007 Vincent Arroyo Petite Sirah Due to ongoing unpacking and organizing from our move and the holiday season, most of these wines only hav ...

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    • Elegant Rhone Style Wines From Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley

      When we think of Sonoma’s famed Dry Creek Valley, immediately we associate it with their powerful old-vine Zinfandels, however, did you know that Dry Creek Valley is also home to some excellent Rhone style wines as well? The climate and soil types in the Dry Creek Valley is optimal for growing Rhone grape varieties.

      My Fabulous World In Wine- 5 readers -
  • Wine of the Day January 17, 2015

    … Beaucastel, it is primarily Mourvedre about 60% with the rest a balance of Grenache and Syrah, this stuff is dark and deeply flavored, powerful and earthy in style, seriously endowed wine that grabs your attention. The 2011 Homage from Domaine Lirac oozes into the glass with a purple/black hue with deep garnet edges and makes an immediate palate…

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  • Third Thursday-Wine World-Jan. 15

    … “summer sipper,”x with x vibrant cherry & berry flavors.A favorite southern French dry rosé Blend of Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, Cab & Merlot. Roast chicken with Mediterranean herbs. Grilled meats & sausages. Pizza. J Lohr Chardonnay “Riverstone” 2013 | Arroyo Seco, Monterey, California “This elegant Chardonnay has an attractive pale…

    Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com- 4 readers -
  • Wine of the Day January 12, 2014

    … 2012 linne Calodo, Rising Tides, Proprietary Red, Paso Robles. Matt Trevisan’s Linne Calodo is one of a elite set of wineries that have given the west side of Paso Robles a world class voice, along with Saxum, L’Aventure, Booker, Epoch, Torrin and Law Estate this group crafts unique hybrid red blends, mostly Rhone varietals plus Zinfandel…

    grapelive.com- 4 readers -
  • Jackal Bird A Bright South African Star

    … primarily Syrah, Mourvedre and Grenache Noir. The mountains have a cooling effect on the vineyard, providing morning shade that allows the grapes to ripen slowly. Sparse soil forces the roots to work their way deep into shale to get needed water and nutrients, giving the grapes power and character that is reflected in the wines. The land is farmed…

    Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com- 2 readers -
  • Second Friday Tasting-Wine World-Jan. 9

    … chicken. Goes very well with Greek & Mexican dishes. Marries beautifully with garlic and with tomato sauces. Tangy cheeses. Website: Domaine de Gournier Rosé 2013 | Languedoc, France Vibrant cherry & berry flavors.A favorite southern French dry rosé Blend of Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, Cab & Merlot. Roast chicken with Mediterranean herbs…

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  • Jan 5, Geelong Wine Region

    …, Viognier | Rowsley Fault Vineyards Gamay, Graciano, Grenache, Mourvedre, Pinot gris, Viognier, Zinfandel | Scotchmans Hill Pinot gris | Shadowfax Vineyard and Winery Cinsaut, Pinot gris, Sangiovese, Viognier | Spence Wines Viognier | Staunton Vale Vineyard Petit verdot | Tarcoola Estate Muller Thurgau | Terindah Estate Picolit, Pinot gris…

    Vinodiversityin Cabernet Franc- 3 readers -
  • Jan 5, New England Wine Region

    …, but now the momentum seems to have picked up only this century. The following wineries in the New England Wine Region are using alternative varieties Doctors Nose Wines Grenache, Petit verdot, Tempranillo, Verdelho Kurrajong Downs Taminga, Tempranillo Laurellyn Wines Pinot gris, Verdelho Melville Hill Estate Wines Tempranillo, Verdelho Merilba…

    Vinodiversity- 5 readers -
  • Jan 1, Geographe Wine Region

    …, Grenache, Mourvedre, Tempranillo Barrecas Barbera, Malbec, Sangiovese, Zinfandel Blackboy Ridge Estate Chenin blanc Brookhampton Estate Grenache, Tempranillo, Viognier Capel Vale Chenin blanc, Nebbiolo, Petit verdot, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Verdelho, Viognier Carlaminda Estate Chenin blanc, Nebbiolo, Tempranillo, Viognier Donnybrook Estate Barbera…

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  • Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For December 29, 2014

    … this wine<< 12 Hugel et Fils Gentil (Alsace): Rarely are the results of the kitchen sink so aromatic, floral, vibrant, tasty & crisply refreshing. $15 B >>find this wine<< Grab The 1WineDude.com Tasting Guide and start getting more out of every glass of wine today! Shop Wine Products at Amazon.com Copyright © 2014. Originally at Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For December 29, 2014 from 1WineDude.com - for personal, non-commercial use only. Cheers! …

    1 Wine Dudein Cabernet Sauvignon- 3 readers -
  • 2010 Sine Qua Non Five Shooter Grenache

    …The 2010 SQN Five Shooter Grenache (there is also a Syrah variant of the wine) is 75% Grenache, 16% Syrah, 2.5 % Mourvedre, 4.5% Roussanne and 2% Viognier... and its a total stunner; an impeccably finished, elegant and ethereal take on rusticity and earthiness... it starts with a nose of black raspberry, bitter cherry, violets, cocoa, espresso…

    Andrew Wells/ Wells On Wine- 3 readers -
  • Wine of the Week

    … from Ravenswood, the well-known zinfandel producer in Sonoma County. Made from an unspecified blend of petite sirah, carignane, zinfandel, syrah, barbera, alicante bouschet and mourvedre grapes, the wine sports a deep ruby color and enticing aromas of ripe blackberries, red and black currants and blueberries, these notes highlighted by elements…

    Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Headin Syrah- 4 readers -
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