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Grenache blend

This was a disappointment more because it wasn’t exactly what I was expecting than because of its quality. This is particularly surprising because I …

Full-flavour and pretty concentrated wine that made easy drinking – if a little short (only medium length overall). Deep black-garnet colour, with some bricking …

The premium cuvée of Hauterive le Haut in Corbières and another great piece of value-for-money winemaking. This has an extra layer of complexity, coupled …

In spite of its 10 year age, still had a strong enough fruit core and sufficient tannin to age further (and possibly improve, but …

After comparing the Pennautier with Château Hauterive le Haut, Roger suggested this as a better VFM wine, but with the weight of the Pennautier. …

An excellent recommendation from our hosts in Languedoc, Roger & Gill Murton. A very interesting tour of the chai followed after drinking this. Garnet …

A first taste of the Languedoc. Probably drunk too young, so disappointing value for money, compared with the range of good value drinking in …

Very disappointing. May have been a little “off” – it had thrown a lot of sediment and was a little bubbly initially. Slightly “baked” …

Slightly out of place, this one, given that the “New Black Wine” was consumed on 30th December 2002, and this one after my London …

Not sure what view to take on this one. First bottle was pretty impressed (Dom de la Mordorée renowned for Châteauneuf-du-Pape), but the second …