SUD DE FRANCE
The South of France consists of the Languedoc, Rousillon and the Côtes de Provence regions, producing plenty of good value French wine. We love this region especially for their quality to price ratio. Where else in France can you find a range of varietals from Albarino to Viognier!
$15 kermit lynch vaucluse blanc '18
This VdP Blanc from Vaucluse in Southern France is a simple but satisfying blend of 50% Viognier and 50% Chardonnay produced by Domaine de Durban for importing legend Kermit Lynch. Soft texture with tropical fruit and golden apple notes balanced by pleasant underlying acidity.
$13 DOMAINE LA MANARINE “LE CARIGNAN” ‘17 (ORGANIC)
A tiny parcel of old-vine Carignan owned by the folks at Domaine La Manarine of Cotes du Rhone fame, Fabulous juice.
$16 CHATEAU DE CIFFRE SAINT CHINIAN ‘17
$17 DOMAINE FAILLENC CORBIERES ‘16 (ORGANIC)
$18 mas de gourgonnier rouge les baux de provence '16 (organic )
I don't think there is a tastier more complete red wine in the store than the Mas de Gourgonnier Rouge. Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Carignan. Far from any pollution and having the advantage of a very hot, dry and windy climate, the Mas of Gourgonnier uses biological farming methods, following the “Nature and Progress ” laws which forbid any use of chemical fertilizer, weed killer and insecticide. The soil is fertilize only by compost, manure and annual green manure.
$13 CHATEAU MASSIAC “SENTINELLE DE MASSIAC” minervois ‘17 (ORGANIC)
$13 CHATEAU MASSIAC SAUVIGNON BLANC (ORGANIC)
The Chateau Massiac has a long history that dates back to the Roman Empire when this area was colonized by the Romans using the nearby Mediterranean port (30 kilometers) of Narbonne as an access point. In the 17th Century, two brothers from Massiac in the Auvergne region traversed the area in service to the King of Spain and eventually settled at this spot situated almost precisely halfway between the clock towers of the villages of Azille and Rieux Minervois. During the French Revolution, the “chateau” was burned to the ground.
$12 DOMAINE DE LA MADONE PICPOUL DE PINET ‘18
The vineyard stretches over the Thau Bassin and the Herault river. The Domaine de la Madone, family owned single estate for many generations, covers 15 hectares of vines planted on the high terroir des Castelnaux.