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French Wine Tasting: Terre du Sol Malbec, Domaine de Sauvaire and Champagne Bourgeois-Diaz Brut Distingué & Brut Rosé

Terre du Sol Malbec, Domaine de Sauvaire and Bourgeois-Diaz Champagne Brut Distingue, Brut Rose

Terre du Sol Malbec 2011 Made by Fabrice Durou of Chateau de Gaudou in the Cahors region of France (where Malbec originated before being made famous in Argentina), the Terre du Sol 1733 is a fantastic value. It is also a pure expression of what Malbec is all about – a refreshing change from the over-oaked versions which have become ... Read More »

Xavier Flouret Wine Tasting: Fynbos Chenin Blanc and Oscar Cabernet Sauvignon

Xavier Flouret Fynbos Chenin Blanc and Oscar Cabernet Sauvignon

Xavier Flouret Fynbos Chenin Blanc 2011 Sourced from the Mooiplaas Wine estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa, this wine is mostly Chenin Blanc with a small amount of Semillon blended in. The result is a fresh wine ripe with dried peach and apricot. The Semillon adds a bit more weight to the palate while the Chenin Blanc highlights the minerality. A ... Read More »

Tasting: Loca Linda Malbec and Torrontes

Loca Linda Malbec and Torrontes

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