Coteaux Du Languedoc Picpoul De Pinet, Languedoc

Château La Roque

Cupa Numisma Pic Saint Loup Red Blend 2019

Yes, to early-evening sunshine after being cooped up inside all day!! And, yes, to savoring a glass of delicious wine while we’re at it!!!

This wine is 60% Syrah, 40% Mourvèdre, hailing from the Pic Saint Loup appellation in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. It was produced by Château La Roque, which is certified biodynamic and practices low-intervention winemaking.

It offers a medium purple hue with medium (+) intensity of youthful aromas reminiscent of black cherry compote, blackberry sauce, ripe plum, also licorice, anise, peppercorn, nutmeg, tobacco, leather, peat, and cured meat (not tied to bottle aging).

This wine is dry with medium acidity, high alcohol (14.2%), a medium (+) body, medium (+) and grippy tannins, and medium (+) intensity in flavors consistent with the nose, but the pepper is more present on the palate than on the nose. The finish is medium (+).

This wine has balance, a strong structure, and great concentration of aromas and flavors. It’s beautiful.

We have tasted and loved many wines coming from this appellation (and the Languedoc-Roussillon region) lately. It's a region undoubtedly worth exploring.

Château La Roque Pic Saint Loup Rouge “Cupa Numismae” (2019)
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Le Cartel

Alicante - Henri - Bouschet 2019

So the variety here is Alicante Bouchet so very deep color here but nice earthy, spice , black fruit , simple but nice medium minus astringency and medium acidity somewhat simple but nice — 22 days ago

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Trixie

Trixie

Delicious! Cheers!🍷

Domaine Gaujal (Gaujal de Saint Bon)

Gaujal de St. Bon Picpoul-de-Pinet

Aroma of green apples snd hint of citrus. Creamy light green apples and citrus burst up front. Minerals on the back. Very light and dry. — 22 days ago

Clos Maia

Terrasses du Larzac Red Blend 2020

8/2022. Nice medium bodied red. Flavorful and nice on the palate. My first from this Appellation. — 10 days ago

Gérard Bertrand

Picpoul-de-Pinet Picpoul Blanc 2020

I always find wines from the Languedoc crisp, refreshing and fun! Color of green/yellow straw, light to medium body, young stone fruit, herbs and minerals. — a month ago

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Trixie

Trixie

Sounds delicious! 🍷
Dawn E.

Dawn E.

@Trixie A very enjoyable summer time sipper! I hope your weekend is great!

Mas Jullien

Coteaux du Languedoc Rosé 2021

Ted
9.0

Dry rose. I liked that. Watermelon was also nice. I have this producer before but never had the rose. — 4 days ago

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Katie Jones

All Good Things Sur Lie Picpoul de Pinet

Really lovely medium dry wine. Half way between a Chardonnay and a Pinot Gris. Get the butteryness but a lovely citrusy tomato vine finish. Have it again. — 22 days ago

Mas des Brousses

Terrasses du Larzac Grenache Syrah 2016

no tasting notes but really enjoyed this bottle — a day ago

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Kysela Pere et Fils

HB Les Costiéres de Pomerols Picpoul De Pinet Picpoul Blanc 2020

Full body, bright, intense lemon note, long mineral finish. Very enjoyable at a great price. — 3 months ago