Tag Archive: French wine

Jun 27

Wine Of The Week – 2012 Couronne & Lions Sancerre

      100% Sauvignon Blanc makes this crisp and fruity with floral scents and white fruit aromas. Well balanced between freshness and roundness and very elegant on the palate. Served chilled with salmon, oysters or sushi. Price: $20.00

Apr 10

Wine Of The Week – Les Grande Vignes White Cotes du Rhone

Time to take a chance and discover a new region and taste. In the Rhone region of France,  red is the predominant grape but their white production of Grenache Blanc makes a rich full bodied wine great for fowl with interesting flavors. This unfiltered white does not have high acidity but shows more of a …

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Nov 26

Wine Of The Week – 2010 Puydeval

What a blend…..Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot. This French beauty is a rich, intense red that screams ” Decant Me!! ” Dark fruit and deep tannins makes this a stew or Sunday roast kind of wine. Every year it receives high ratings, and this 2010 is no different. The cold winter is upon us, so …

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Nov 19

2010 Josephine Dubois Pinot Noir

Sometimes you want to start a wine dinner off with something elegant and light like this French Pinot Noir.   Some good, soft cheese or pate with crusty bread should be served with this balanced wine. Light acidity and a soft brick color are signs that this wine has seen some oak but not too …

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Jun 04

Wine Of The Week – 2011 Baron De Roche

Tons of ripe, dark fruit interplays nicely with just the right amout of spice on the long cassis laden finish of this French delight from the Languedoc region. The blend of 60% Syrah and 40% Grenache begs to be served with some good barbeque. Enjoy this reasonable Frenchy! Price: $11.99

May 21

Wine Of The Week- 2010 Chateau Fage

Ah, a wine from the Graves De Vayres region of Bordeaux… A blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon producing a nice clean mineral nose followed by a hint of wet stones. It may not sound interesting but it is a classic from this area. Simple wine for easy times or a clambake with all the …

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Apr 04

Wine Of The Week- Sauvion Vouvray and Ochoa Rosado

Easter and spring are here and it’s time to break out the refreshing wines! The Sauvion Vouvray made from Chenin Blanc grape has a medium dry finish, perfect for ham or pork loin with a fruit sauce. The acidity is balanced with just a touch of sweetness making it fine for the not-so-everyday drinkers. The …

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Jan 16

Wine Of The Week – Vincent Pouilly-Fuisse

The grapes for this beauty come from Chateau Fuisse which happen to be the oldest chateau in the Pouilly-Fuisse region of Burgundy. This wine has a rich, full bodied flavor and a generous fruit. Mineral undertones and refreshing acidity makes for a well balanced wine with tons of character. It’s vinified partially in oak, which …

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Jul 20

Wine Of A Lifetime- 1999 Albert Bichot Pommard

If you do just ONE thing for yourself this week, come down and buy a bottle of this wine: 1999 Burgundy at it’s finest…you’ll rarely get an opportunity to taste aged Burgundy at it’s peak. DO NOT miss this chance or you will cry for a week. Don’t be the person who has to listen to their …

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