Posts Tagged “Pays d’Oc”

L ́Ostal Cazes Rosé 2021

L ́Ostal Cazes Rosé 2021

A blushing summer The weather is warmer, and our minds turn to summer gatherings and time spent outside. Afternoons are long and cocktails are less appealing. A well-balanced rosé is what’s needed, and L ́Ostal Cazes Rosé 2021 will fit the bill admirably. In the late 1800s Jean-Charles Cazes had made a living as a…

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Domaine de la Jasse ‘Coeur de Cuvée’ Rosé 2021

Domaine de la Jasse ‘Coeur de Cuvée’ Rosé 2021

Summer Freshness in Blushing Wine. This well-balanced melange of Syrah, Caladoc, Grenache and Nielluccio grapes produces a rosé wine perfect for casual summer sipping. Nielluccio grapes have been traditionally grown in Corsica and here they add structure and fruit. Caladoc is a cross between Malbec with Grenache and adds colour and body. Domaine de la…

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Arrogant Frog is in the Pink

Arrogant Frog is in the Pink

Rosé from Pays d’Oc. The warmer weather threatens to arrive, and our thoughts turn to summer foods and more entertaining than we have done in months… or is it years! Arrogant Frog should be a guest at your table, and he brings Ribet pink Rosé. Even the name raises a smile: Arrogant Frog! The stylish…

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Oh Lala with a Bottle of Red

Oh Lala with a Bottle of Red

Paraza wine from Pays d’Oc. Under Louis XIV, the castle of Paraza served as the home of the engineer Pierre Paul Riquet during part of the construction of the canal linking the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, then called Canal du Roy. Before becoming a winery, the estate had seen a variety of activities over the…

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Montlobre – Pays d’Oc

Montlobre – Pays d’Oc

Septem Quercus to keep Montlobre Estate is over 300 years old and steeped in history. In the 19th century, the buildings were adapted to become a penal colony run by the clergy for the education of wayward young people. Some may have been criminals, but others were sent there by their parents. The cellar of…

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Baccalarius – Domaine de Bachellery

Baccalarius – Domaine de Bachellery

Pays d’Oc IGP – Red wine When we were living in France I would not have promoted the wines of Pays d’Oc, preferring to keep them a delicious secret for us locals. Now we are back in the UK we are grateful that the UK has found them. Baccalarius from Domaine de Bachellery is a…

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