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Tannat

The most ridiculously heavy bottle I’ve ever come across – 1,198g empty, compared with 1,320g for a full bottle of d’Armailhac – heralded this …

Picked up in the deli / wine shop in Luz-Saint-Sauveur, as an ‘interesting interlude’, given we were in Irouleguy country. But surprisingly hard to …

Picked up in a deli-cum-wine shop at the junction in central Luz-Saint-Sauveur where one fork heads up the Tourmalet, and the other up Luz-Ardiden. …

The second – and best – of what was ultimately an 0-3 poor showing of wines I’d taken to Janet & Steve’s in France. …

My first varietal Tannat. If Malbec is Cahors’ historical heart and Argentina its adopted home, then the palindromic Tannat is Cahors’ other grape so …