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Domaine de Courbissac Les Traverses Minervois 2015

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A weekly wrap; 16 March 2014

It’s not every week that I can look through a number of subregions in the Languedoc-Roussillon, some stellar old white Burgundies from Chassagne-Montrachet dating from the 1980s and early 1990s, some old Bordeaux from 1986 and 1989, and one of the best vintages of Mount Mary’s cabernet that I’ve tasted.  Being routinely time poor, it…Continue readingA weekly wrap; 16 March 2014

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Calmel & Joseph Les Terroirs Minervois 2011

The Minervois wine region is situated behind Narbonne in the mediterranean far south of France.  Here’s a map of the wider region with the French/Spanish border near Banyuls-sur-Mer; I find the topographical map informative: Source: Google Maps This particular wine is a blend of syrah (60%) and the balance grenache.  A deep ruby in colour…Continue readingCalmel & Joseph Les Terroirs Minervois 2011