Tag Archives: Carignan

Mas Romani (Mas Alta) Els Pics 2009, Priorat, Spain

Bodegas Mas Alta, based in the Priorat village of Vilella Alta, is a partnership of five Belgian families. The wine is made under consultation of two lords of the CdP scene – Michel Tardieu (of Tardieu-Laurent fame) and Philippe Cambie … Continue reading

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Anne Gros La Ciaude Minervois 2008, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

The Gros family name is famous in Burgundy and synonymous with Vosne-Romanee. But if you can’t justify forking over $500 for Anne Gros’ exquisite Echezeaux Grand Crus, then more reachable would be her Minervois labels. Anne Gros and her husband Jean-Paul Tollot have … Continue reading

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Pascal Chalon La Grande Ourse 2009, Cotes du Rhone

AUD$45 from Prince Wine Store. A biodynamic wine from the Tulette region of the Rhone-Alpes. You know their stuff can’t be too bad when most of their harvest is sold to Chateau Beaucastel. La Grande Ourse is a blend of … Continue reading

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Mas Des Mas Corbieres 2009, Languedoc, France

$17 from Dan Murphy’s. A low-cost wine from the ‘vintage-of-the-century’ (until the 2010s hit the shelves). A blend of syrah, grenache and carignan. Dark berry notes with purple fragrance, kirsch alcohol vapors. Dry, full-bodied wine with velvet texture and mouth … Continue reading

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