Rhône Grenache Blend

Les Halos de Jupiter

Vacquerayas Grenache - Syrah Blend

Smells of caramel

Raspberry, blackberry and licorice, horehound, black olive, mint.
Gravel and dusty tannin.
A good producer at a good price.
— 4 days ago

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Neil Valenzuela

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Sounds delicious- have to try it. Cheers!
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La Bastide Saint-Dominique

Les Hespérides Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend 2013

Nose has smokey dry earth, dry lavender, old licorice, dried black cherry, ripe black currant, dried blackberry and (light) dried oak.

Palate has silky dried blackberry, ripe plum, black currant jam, (light) dark chocolate, dried blueberry and light tannins. Mouth coating texture. Future bottles should be 2023+

50% Grenache & 50% Mourvédre

Paired with a bottom round beef roast, slow cooked 8+ hours with autumn root vegetables and the au jus from the roast, thickened with a little of my own tomato paste, delicious.
— 16 days ago

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Haven’t had a CdP in a minute, this makes me thirsty for one! On an unrelated notes love the new profile pic 😻
Severn Goodwin

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Thanks. Not big CdP drinkers here, as most need time to settle. Household storage bottles are recent, so they're sleeping. Have enough older versions, but they are off-site, so hard to PnP, planning required.
Not a 'new' pic, been rocking it for several weeks. Until Julia and Team push out the Android update to address the first round of bugs on their new version, I can't update it. I'm going to work thru all of the fur-kids once I have the ability to change it again.

Domaine Olivier B.

Les Amidyves Côtes du Ventoux Grenache Blend 2015

Big, rich, fleshy, and tacky. Smoky, ashy scents almost remind one of a Syrah from Walla Walla, but this is heavier than the typical wine from the Rocks. Elegance is not what this is about. But nicely done in its style. — 14 days ago

Sharon, Severn and 7 others liked this

Domaine des Carabiniers

Fruit de Lune Lirac Red Rhone Blend

The nose of Southern Rhône wines always reminds me of what mashing fresh grapes underfoot must actually smell like. And also the sea. The musk of the sea, to be specific.

🌊 A velvet wave of silk due to the well balanced sugar, fruit, acidity, and tannic structure. This wine moves in the glass. It is tactile and you want to lick your lips clean. A bouquet of fresh roses.

A joy to drink. Feels like I am indeed at Demeter’s harvest itself.
— 8 days ago

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Domaine du Gour de Chaulé

Cuvée Tradition Gigondas Grenache 2015

Holy smokes. It’s been a couple of years since I last drank this traditional producer’s wine and while the winemaking style is consistent (non-interventionalist), the 2015 vintage was particularly flattering. From the pop and pour, this was bursting with character. Loads of pure, crunchy red fruit, cracked black pepper, spices, garrigue...intensely spicy actually which I’m sure comes from the fact they don’t ever de-stem. What a lovely wine and it was positively smashing with our meal. Definitely the best I’ve tried from Gour de Chaulé. Bravo!! — 23 days ago

Dr., Daniel P. and 1 other liked this

Clos de Trias

Vieilles Vigne Côtes du Ventoux Grenache Blend 2012

This was spectacular. Singing. Opened very closed with a orangy, salty, savoury character. With time, the wine broadened, becoming much sweeter, with wonderful meaty, black and red cherry, spice and salt flavours. It was Rhone at its best. — 5 days ago

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Boutinot

Les Deux Barriques Cairanne Côtes du Rhône Villages Grenache Noir Blend

Great GSM blend, this was really enjoyable over two days. Smooth fruit and delicate floral and spice notes on the finish. Will certainly benefit from ageing but a good decision to drink now. — 16 days ago

Ron, Mike and 9 others liked this

Domaine Pierre Usseglio & Fils

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend 2007

Really drinking well. Kirsch, garrigue, lavender. Really long finish. No rush to drink these for well stored bottles. — 21 days ago

Dawn, Mark and 4 others liked this

Gigondas La Cave

Signature Gigondas Grenache Blend

Whole Foods great for a pricier dinner wine — 3 days ago