October 2015

Intimate Tasting with Domaine du Pégau’s Laurence Féraud

Please join us on Tuesday, November 3, 4:30p – 6:30p at Elie Wine Company in Birmingham for a tasting of select Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Côtes du Rhône with preeminent winemaker Laurence Féraud of Domaine du Pégau and Château Pégau. All featured Pégau wines will…

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Posted on 2015.10.31 in France, News & Events, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Pure, Concentrated, and Seductive Mediterranean Red

Domaine Les Mille Vignes “Cadette” (Fitou, 2012) ~$41/bottle Fitou is the very first granted appellation in the southern French region of Languedoc. It consists of two small enclaves, Fitou Haut, a patch of mountainous schist 15 miles inland, and Fitou…

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Posted on 2015.10.28 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Rare and Thrilling Wines from Piedmont Italy

Vigne Marina Coppi “Marine” (Colli Tortonesi Favorita, 2011) white ~$35/bottle Vigne Marina Coppi “Sant’ Andrea” (Colli Tortonesi Barbera, 2012) red ~$25/bottle SOLD OUT With its many overlapping appellations spread across the largest region of the Italian mainland, it takes…

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Posted on 2015.10.21 in Italy, Piedmont, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Cigales – The Other Great Spanish Tempranillo

César Príncipe (Cigales, 2009) ~$49/bottle 13 Cántaros Nicolás (Cigales, 2013) ~$14/bottle Although the Old Castile region of northwestern Spain is a hot and arid landscape that favors big and beefy red wines, historically Cigales has been known for their excellent-quality…

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Posted on 2015.10.15 in Cigales, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Faugères – France’s Well Kept Secret

Domaine Léon Barral (Faugères, 2012) ~$29/bottle We have been trying to bring in Didier Barral‘s wines for years now and we were finally able to score the 2011 vintage last year, so some of you might already be familiar…

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Posted on 2015.10.07 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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