Gascony, Southwest France

Famille Fezas Domaine Chiroulet

Les Terres Blanches Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne 2016

Vintage 2016 / Gives joy when young, and I thought drink within a year. But the winemaker told me that the wine can be enjoyed for at least 6 years. When older it has some resemblance with a Petit Chablis, he told me. French like everything with ‘petit’ 😊 — 16 days ago

Ira, Bob and 13 others liked this

Château Coutinel

Fronton Negrette 2015

I rather like this — especially for the price. Nothing super special but plenty of plum and full mouth feel from start to finish. Medium long finish with no dominant flavors: some earthy tones and soft leather. Generally satisfying. Holds up to rich flavors. — 2 days ago

Château Barouillet

Splash! Sémillon 2018

this is such a nice pèt-nat im !!!!
it would be amazing really chilled outside on a warm day. lemony and acidic and bright and tingly. not much body and nothing too comex, just plain tasty and fun. definitely kinda cidery! a light dry cider tho, not sweet or bready

(Urban Grape, imp. Ideal Wines)
— 7 days ago

Domaine de Pellehaut

Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne l'Été Gascon White Blend 2017

Very delicious white wine. A little richer than most wines from this region that I have had. Pronounced fruit flavor and medium body. — 5 days ago

Château Pineraie

L'Authentique Cahors Malbec 2009

Vintage 2009 / Wednesday Meatballsday (6) / Ten years old Cahors from Malbec, special cuvee ripened in new wood, a very rich smell with vannilla of course but also chocolate and some cherries. Powerfull taste, still enormous potential, smooth taste. I love it. / Paired with Polpettine, Italian meatballs from calf and pig in a simple tasty tomatosauce. — 3 days ago

Anthony De, Stephen and 11 others liked this

Château Bouscassé

Madiran Tannat Blend 2010

Oaky on open and finish. Delicious, spicy, full-bodied, but with a smooth finish. Tastes of plums, cherries, and green apples. Hint of pepper on the finish. — 8 days ago

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Château de Laubade

Armagnac Brandy 1959

Most amazing cognac ever for me — 14 days ago

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Domaine Le Roc

La Folle Noire d'Ambat Fronton Negrette 2016

This label cracks me up every single time😃
Violet, cherry, iron, earth. A firework of a nose and no trace of any barnyard funk lately which is good improvement on the same bottles opened one year ago. The palate is well balanced with a crazy fruit, violet exploding here and there, a strong acid frame and some matter, côte du Rhône style. Gentle tannins kick off a very playful finish with violet and cherry and a lot of fun. This wine is made out of grapes grown 10 miles from the house I grew up in near toulouse and it's always a win! (pun intended)
— 22 days ago

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Domaine de l'Ancienne Cure

Monbazillac Sémillon Sauvignon Blanc Muscadelle 2011

Ginger, honey, dried wild herbs, dried grass, apricot, desiccated white peach, medicinal on the palate. Like a cough candy drop... — 5 days ago