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2006 Languedoc Wines are Showing Well

Here are a few French treasures worth seeking out Many of the wines from the Languedoc region are young and vibrant, making them prime candidates for immediate consumption. Yet, holding onto them for a few years isn’t such a bad idea—and you’ll be rewarded for the wait. (more…)

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This Picpoul was an eye opener: Bernard Magrez

Wine Review: 2013 Bernard Magrez Domaine d’Oustric ‘Oustric’, Picpoul de Pinet, France The wine Bernard Magrez has made from this ancient grape was an eye-opener. (more…)

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Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion Pessac-Leognan Bordeaux

2012 Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion Pessac-Leognan Grand Vin De Bordeaux Someone who works for Misa Imports in Dallas, Texas has a very fine palate. This mid-level Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion Pessac-Leognan Bordeaux has stepped up in class the way a horse race handicapper describes a dark horse contingent competing for a slot. (more…)

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2011 Clos Fantine Faugeres

Wine Reviews: 2011 Clos Fantine Faugeres Languedoc, France Languedoc holds a special place in my heart because so many of my wine epiphanies have happened while drinking wines from the Languedoc. Opening this wine brought back memories of all the Languedoc wines we drank when we lived on the east coast. Every now and then […]

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NV Gosset Champagne Brut Excellence

Wine Review: NV Gosset Champagne Brut Excellence Gosset Brut Excellenceis Champagne that is superior in almost every aspect. The wine is comprised of 36% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir (all from Grand and Premier Cru vineyards) and 19% Pinot Meunier. Gosset has been producing Champagne in Ay, France since 1584 granting them the bragging rights to […]

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2010 Michael Gassier Costières de Nîmes Syrah

Wine Review: 2010 Michael Gassier Costières de Nîmes Syrah . When I first tasted this wine, there was one thing that really hit home—the wine was simple yet it really loved to flaunt its opulent side without being that annoying bragger. The 2010 Michael Gassier Costières de Nîmes Syrah really fits into Gassier’s mission which […]

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