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Côtes du Rousillon

The Roussillon wine region covers the part of the eastern edge of the Pyrenees Mountains.  The Côtes du Roussillon delimited by Les Aspres a natural park, was created in 1977. Only the red wine can claim the title of Les … Continue reading

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Pineau des Charentes

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Château des Laurets

Puissegin Saint Emilion Owners: Benjamin de Rothschild  and Ariane de Rothschild Hosted by an exceptional terroir, which gives to the Merlot all its strength with subtle simplicity. The year 2016 is a year of exception for all Bordeaux wines. It … Continue reading

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St Estephe

Chateau Phelan Segur Saint Esthèphe 2017 $65 Expensive, but a collector piece On the normal side, Phelan Segur is a bit rustic and rather good without being great. The year 2017 has been exciting.  Lots of dark rich fruits, blackcurrants, … Continue reading

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Médoc

Médoc, wine-producing district, southwestern France, on the left bank of the Gironde River estuary, northwest of Bordeaux. Vines were already being cultivated on the land around Saint-Estèphe in Roman times. In the Middle Ages, the wine business expanded, thanks to … Continue reading

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Jurancon CUVEE DU BAPTEME

Vin Blanc Moelleux Sud Ouest 6,90€ Jurançon is a wine region in South West France in the foothills of the Pyrenees, around the commune of Jurançon. It produces a dry white wine and a more sought-after sweet white wine. The … Continue reading

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Mumm Red

26,90 € This Champagne is a favorite, it sparkles well. Everybody loves a well-chilled bottle of Mumm! Type of champagne Brut Varietal 45% Pinot noir,  30% Chardonnay, 25% Pinot meunier Serve at 8°C  to drink in the next 2 years … Continue reading

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CHATEAU LAFFITTE CARCASSET 2016

19,95 € Varietal 47% Cabernet-sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 7% Cabernet-franc, 6% pressed wine   Serving temperature 16-18°C To drink from 2020 till 2028 Tastes A complex red, tannic et racy woody flavor Look Intense deep red. Nose enticing and rich in black … Continue reading

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Cognac

Cognac is not Brandy by 6 lengths Both are made from grapes, and actually from white wine. Cognac must be made in the Cognac Region of France. Cognac is used in many classic cocktails and is one of the oldest … Continue reading

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VIN JAUNE

“Vin Jaune, what are you talking about?” “We need a little bit of history for our readers. That will lose them in the unconsciousness of the abysses to the path to become an acknowledgeable wine connoisseur.  Let’s talk about Vin … Continue reading

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