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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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M.Chapoutier Banyuls Vin Doux Naturel 1986, Languedoc-Roussillon

A master craftsman of the Grenache grape, Chapoutier offers a cheap dessert wine in the Banyuls range that offers an alternative approach to Grenache. The latest vintages are only 12euros per 500ml bottle. However, the window is well and truly … 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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