Tag Archives: Cinsault

Domaine La Roubine Gigondas 2010, Rhone Valley, France

  Another delicious Rhone wine from the solid 2010 vintage. The Domaine la Roubine Gigondas 2010 is a blend of 65% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 10% Cinsault and 10% Syrah. Dark ruby purple colour, youthful floral nose with aromas of blackberry … 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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Spinifex Rosé 2013, Barossa Valley, SA

$23. Year in, year out, Peter Schell’s Provençal interpretation of Barossan Rosé ranks in my top three summer Rosé must-buys. Slightly different from the 2012 which included Eden valley fruit and Shiraz, this year’s blend is 62% Grenache, 24% Mataro, … Continue reading

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Spinifex Rosè 2012, Barossa Valley

$20 from King and Godfrey. Mr Peter Schell has done it again and made my transition to the hot sunny summers easier by crafting a blend of Grenache, Mataro and Cinsault (53/24/23) that is of pale smoked salmon colour, with … Continue reading

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Massena Moonlight Run 2009, Barossa Valley

$25 direct from winery. This wine is a beautiful blend of Grenache 54%, Shiraz 24%, Mataro 16%, Cinsault 6%, and the good 2009 vintage has certainly helped blast the previous quality highs of Massena wines right out of the barrel. … Continue reading

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