Domaine Rostaing C么te R么tie 2016 Wine Review

This wine review is of a C么te R么tie from Domaine Rostaing and the 2016 vintage. It鈥檚 an outstanding expression of syrah and viognier. In the glass, it is a medium bodied wine that is earthy, spicy and has well integrated and subtle oak that does not present as new barrels. The wine finishes on tanninsContinue reading “Domaine Rostaing C么te R么tie 2016 Wine Review”

Ch芒teau des Cr猫s Ricards Oenothera 2018 Wine Review

This wine review is of the Ch芒teau des Cr猫s Ricards Oenothera Terrasses du Larzac from the 2018 vintage. The Terrasses du Larzac is a recently recognised appellation from within the Languedoc in the south of France and a source of grenache, syrah and mourv猫dre blends. This wine is true to the regional style. It hasContinue reading “Ch芒teau des Cr猫s Ricards Oenothera 2018 Wine Review”

Maison de Vigneron Grenache Syrah 2018 Wine Review

This wine review is of Maison de Vigneron’s 2018 grenache syrah from Vaucluse in the southern Rh么ne Valley in France. It is a modest wine with fruity aromas of red berries that are true to grenache. The palate is full bodied, unoaked, the acidity low to medium and the tannins soft. The focus is onContinue reading “Maison de Vigneron Grenache Syrah 2018 Wine Review”

Thalvin Alain Graillot Syrocco Syrah 2017

This wine from Morocco proved interesting at multiple levels.聽 First, it is, well, from Morocco and the wine is in Australia.聽 Second, as a syrah, it shows some resemblance to a Rh么ne style wine. 聽 Third, the wine is very good and not just a novelty. The aroma is quite attractive, with plum notes interlacedContinue reading “Thalvin Alain Graillot Syrocco Syrah 2017”

Pepe Mendoza Casa Agricola Alicante 2018

From Alicante in the south of Spain, this is a full bodied, spicey and edgeless blend. The grape varieties are monastrell (mouv猫rdre), syrah, alicante bousch茅t (a red variety that also unusually has red flesh) and gir贸 (a red variety found in Spain and Sardinia). This pleasant wine is ready to drink now. Rating: Good. Website:Continue reading “Pepe Mendoza Casa Agricola Alicante 2018”

Domaine La Roubine La Grange des Brigui猫res Sablet 2017

Sablet is one of the C么tes du Rh么ne Villages appellations in the southern Rh么ne Valley in France. This wine from Domaine de la Roubine is a blend of 70% grenache, 25% syrah and 5% cinsault. It has aromas of stalk, rosemary and a green bouquet garnis character. The palate is full bodied, with medium tanninsContinue reading “Domaine La Roubine La Grange des Brigui猫res Sablet 2017”